An Unknown Enemy (Spanish: Un Extraño Enemigo) is a 2018 web television political thriller and drama series released on Amazon Prime.
It examines the events leading to the 1968 student massacre and its cover-up, through the eyes of Commander Fernando Barrientos, head of a secret intelligence agency.
The series main character is loosely based on the real life Fernando Gutiérrez Barrios, director of the infamous DFS intelligence Agency, and depicts the political intrigues that triggered the period of censorship and repression of students at the end of the 1960s.
The student movement becomes stronger. They establish the National Strike Council (NSC). With the help of one of Barrientos infiltrators, they organise and carry out the largest civil march ever seen in the country, with over one hundred and fifty thousand participants. This is a great cause of concern for the president, Diaz Ordaz, and his government, while at the same time putting them in the spotlight. Meanwhile, the CIA, which has a strong presence in Mexico, offers its support to Corona del Rosal in the presidential race. They have a proposition: For Corona del …
Un Extrano Enemigo Series
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Production & Filming Details
- Release Date: 01 October 2018.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Rating: 16.
- Country: Mexico.
- Language: Spanish.