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.
Tensions between the government and the students reach a boiling point. President Diaz Ordaz asks Luis Echeverria to arrange a meeting with the students. But Emilio Martínez Manatou, Chief of the Presidential Office and contender in the presidential race, seeks to take the lead in this negotiation. Thanks to his closeness with Dean Barros Sierra, he succeeds. Barrientos aims to cancel out Manatou’s gains through an operation that creates, in the eyes of the President, a sense of “chaos” in the country. Beto knows that Alicia has discovered his …
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.