“Money Heist” (Spanish: La casa de Papel, translation: The House of Paper) is a Spanish television series. It comes under the heist crime thriller genre. Initially, it had its original run of 15 episodes on the Spanish network “Antena 3” in early 2017. But “Netflix” acquired digital rights for the series and cut it down in 22 episodes rather than 30 episodes of 2 seasons.
Later it is renewed with the other two parts with each part consisting of 8 episodes. Part 1 and Part 2 are combined together as Season 1 while Part 3 and Part 4 together forms Season 2 Money Heist on Netflix.
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Money Heist Netflix Season 1 starts with a man named the “Professor”, who proposes a woman named “Tokyo”, a heist of intense extents. The story hops to the start of a multi-day ambush on the Imperial Mint of Spain in Madrid. The eight burglars are code-named after urban areas: Tokyo, Moscow, Berlin, Nairobi, Rio, Denver, Helsinki, and Oslo.
Wearing red jumpsuits with a cover of the Spanish painter Salvador Dalí, the gathering of burglars decide 67 prisoners to be the major aspect of their arrangement to print and break with €2.4 billion. through a self-assembled get away from the burrow. The Professor heads the heist from an area outside the mint.
All through parts 1 and 2, the looters inside the Mint experience issues adhering to the rules, and face uncooperative prisoners, brutality and detachment. The Professor’s character is more than once near being revealed. Toward the finish of Season 2, following 128 hours, the looters escape effectively from the Mint with €984 million printed, however, the lives of 3 burglars are lost.
Season 3 starts a few years after the heist on the Imperial Mint of Spain, indicating the looters making the most of their lives combined up in differing areas. Few new members are recruited into the burglar’s team. Flashbacks to the Professor and Berlin diagram the arranged new heist and their various ways to handle the situation. Season 3 closes by starting “the war”.
Season 4 starts with the looters racing to spare Nairobi’s life. While Tokyo arranges a rebellion and assumes control, the Professor and Marseille conclude that Lisbon should, in any case, be alive and being cross-examined by Sierra in a tent outside of the bank. They convince everyone in the bank that the Professor can build up a 48-hour détente with the police.
As the police set up another attack on the bank, the Professor uncovered the unlawful torment of Rio and the holding of Lisbon to people in general. Because of this disclosure, Sierra is terminated and starts a quest for the Professor all alone. The Professor enrolls outside assistance to free Lisbon. Season 4 closes with Lisbon rejoining the group inside the bank, and with Sierra finding the Professor’s safehouse and catching hold of him.
Each great arrangement needs a genius. The more fantastic the activity, the more noteworthy the virtuoso of the individual. In ‘Money Heist’, the man in the background is a man who considers himself the Professor. He unites a group of profoundly experienced hoodlums to pull off the greatest heist in history. His genuine name is Sergio, revealed at the end of the season.
He was very close to his father and loved him. But his father was a robber which Sergio was initially unaware of, but later gets to know after his father’s death. His dad’s last wish which he had conversed with him about the greatest heist ever, the one that didn’t require taking from anybody and the one where nobody got injured. This is the motivation behind all his actions.
Among numerous movies and series that have a “heist” topic, “Money Heist” is a bit different. Professor conveys a heist which uncovers numerous deadly blunders along its way and continued by a gathering of hazardous individuals. Notwithstanding, it is the unsafe arrangement of Professor that successes the crowd’s energy because of its authenticity.
Albeit numerous missteps are made all through the heist by every part, the group figures out how to conquer on account of the reinforcement plans and adaptability in discovering arrangements. Thusly, the crowd may feel the arrangement is impeccable generally. Be that as it may, what makes it sound immaculate is the practical vision of Professor who accepts this is a defective arrangement executed by blemished people.
The vision makes him fixate on the subtleties and takes him numerous years to examine each part of the heist from the police’s system in arranging hoodlums and saving prisoners to prisoner’s brain research and practices in risky circumstances. Each hazard distinguished in the arrangement gets another arrangement to cover.
It’s a more twisty spine-chiller driven by its shrewd plot, connecting with characters, tense blaze focuses, throbbing score and infrequent snapshots of amusingness. It’s fiercely sensational, addictive, and now and again, rankling, yet those are for the most part the makings for the best sort of heist thriller.
The creators appear to have neglected the significance of ‘time’ right now, for the absence of criticalness, you are not as excited as you ought to be. After a point, it additionally starts to feel a little stretched. The non-straight screenplay isn’t sufficient to fuel this earnestness and just serves to split the developed pressure in the present. The visuals work, however.
Be it the global areas, or the shocking design of the Bank of Spain, wherein the greater part of the scenes are set, the visuals are capturing. These are probably the most grounded characters, however, the curiosity in their wildness, which kept the tension high in past seasons, has worn off. There is a quality of consistency.
Overall it is a good thriller series with attractive direction and screenplay. The performances from The Professor and other burglar team are praise-worthy. The background score too acts as a catalyst for viewers to submerge in the thrilling scenes. Only drawbacks are a bit slow in the plot and a bit of drop in maintaining tension in the middle of the story.
13 episodes released in December 2017.
9 episodes released in April 2018.
8 episodes released in July 2019.
Money Heist Season 4 release date
8 episodes released on April 3rd, 2020.
Average Episode Runtime: 45-55 minutes.
DIRECTOR: Álex Pina.