El padre de Caín

El padre de Caín is a two-part Spanish television miniseries directed by Salvador Calvo adapting the novel of the same name by Rafael Vera. It stars Quim Gutiérrez, Aura Garrido and Oona Chaplin.

El padre de Caín
GenreDrama
Based onEl padre de Caín
by Rafael Vera
Screenplay by
  • Alejandro Hernández
  • Michel Gaztambide
Directed bySalvador Calvo
Starring
ComposerVíctor Reyes
Country of originSpain
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes2
Production
Production companies
Release
Original networkTelecinco
Original release6 December (2016-12-06) –
7 December 2016 (2016-12-07)

PremiseEdit

Set in the 1980s, the plot follows the story of a Civil Guard agent who requests a transfer to the barracks of Intxaurrondo [es] (in the Basque Country), when ETA was most active.[1]

CastEdit

Production and releaseEdit

Based on the novel of the same name by Rafael Vera [es],[3] the series was written by Alejandro Hernández and Michel Gaztambide [ca] and directed by Salvador Calvo.[4] Produced by Telecinco in collaboration with Boomerang TV,[4] it was filmed in Asturias (including Avilés), the Madrid region and San Sebastián.[5] Filming wrapped by August 2015 after 5 weeks of production.[5][6][7] The score was composed by Víctor Reyes [ca].[2] The series premiered on 6 December 2016. The first part earned good viewership figures (3,223,000 average viewers and a 19% audience share).[8] The finale aired a day later, on 7 December, commanding significantly less attention from the audience (2,518,000 viewers and a 14.5% share).[8]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally airedViewersShare (%)Ref.
First airedLast airedNetwork
126 December 2016 (2016-12-06)7 December 2016 (2016-12-07)Telecinco2,842,00016.6[9]
No.TitleDirected byOriginal air date
1"La tortuga y el águila"Salvador Calvo6 December 2016 (2016-12-06)
2"Síndrome del norte"Salvador Calvo7 December 2016 (2016-12-07)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Onieva, Álvaro (2 December 2016). "Telecinco estrena 'El padre de Caín', sobre los años más duros de ETA". Fotogramas.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "'El padre de Caín' – estreno 6 de diciembre en Telecinco". Audiovisual451. 2 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Quim Gutiérrez, Aura Garrido y Oona Chaplin en el "El padre de Caín"". El Periódico. 19 June 2015.
  4. ^ a b Migelez, Xabier (7 December 2016). "Avance del desenlace de la miniserie 'El padre de Caín' (Telecinco)". El Confidencial.
  5. ^ a b "La miniserie 'El padre de Caín' termina su grabación en San Sebastián". Audiovisual451. 11 August 2015.
  6. ^ Menéndez, Bárbara (7 December 2016). ""Flipé con Avilés, me recordaba a 'True Detective'"". El Comercio.
  7. ^ "Telecinco acaba de rodar 'El padre de Caín'". El Correo Gallego. 10 August 2015.
  8. ^ a b Migelez, Xabier (9 December 2016). "'El padre de Caín' se desinfla en su desenlace (14,5%)". El Confidencial.
  9. ^ Muñoz, Alfonso (24 December 2016). "Miniseries de 2016: del pleno de Telecinco al pinchazo de TVE". El Confidencial.