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.
Corona del Rosal convinces the President to put an end to the National Strike Council by using moles during the so-called “March of Silence” that the student body is organising. At the same time, Barrientos wants to create more chaos by exacerbating the violence and provoking what he hopes will be an explosive and lethal fight, to the detriment of Corona del Rosal’s plans. But realising the magnitude of the event, and how well organised the students were, Barrientos must stop and revaluate his plans, and figure out a different way to get to that …
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.