• (L - R) 'Wild District', 'Mary and Mike' and 'Hernan' (SBS)Source: SBS
From Spain to Colombia and down to the Canary Islands these Spanish language dramas at SBS On Demand will have you hooked and on the edge of your seat.
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SBS Guide

29 Jun 2020 - 3:23 PM  UPDATED 29 Jun 2020 - 3:23 PM

Wild District

Location: Colombia

Jhon Jeiver, a lethal guerrilla fighter, escapes from the jungle after the signing and referendum of the Colombian Peace Agreements. He arrives in Bogotá escaping from his past, and tries to reinsert himself into society and reunite with his family. However, his past catches up with him. To aid a political corruption case, Jeiver is ordered to infiltrate a criminal organisation.

Wild District season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Hernán

Location: Mexico

The Spanish "Conquistador" Hernán Cortés arrives on the shores of what today is Mexico and faces both local demons and those who've sailed with him. Each episode focuses on the viewpoint of someone who met and was close with the Spaniard Conquistador, like Marina – the intelligent local interpreter, Bernal – the insightful writer, and finally Hernán himself. How could a man, with a few hundred soldiers, subjugate an empire of warriors at the peak of its glory? The series Hernán is the answer.

Hernán season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Gigantes

Location: Spain

Set in Madrid's underworld, Gigantes is a story of fraternal love and hate, as it follows the Guerrero family, who has controlled drug trafficking in their district for years. However Abraham, the patriarch, suffers from Alzheimer's disease, and only one of his three sons can take his place. The war has begun.

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'Gigantes' is the family crime drama that has a serious distrust of family
This is a crime family built entirely on deception, betrayal and murderous intent.

Gigantes season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Hierro

Location: El Hierro, Canary Islands

Investigating magistrate Candela is transferred to El Hierro, the most remote of the Canary Islands. There, she discovers a suspicious community and is confronted by the death of a young local boy, murdered the day before his wedding. The prime suspect is the father of the bride, a man by the name of Diaz, a rich businessman with a dodgy reputation. Despite being motivated by diametrically opposite interests, Candela and Diaz share the same goal: to find the real killer.

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A tropical island is a punishment in Hierro
When a rugged island becomes a murder scene, the local judge faces the wrath of the locals when she sets free the one man everyone is convinced did it.

Hierro season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

I Know Who You Are

Location: Spain

Lawyer Juan Elias, wakes up after a car crash suffering from amnesia. He discovers that he's the main suspect in the disappearance of his niece, Ana Saura, a 25-year-old who was also a student of Elias' at the university. The case will pit two powerful families against one another, dredging up secrets from the past they thought long forgotten.

Read more about 'I Know Who You Are'
‘I Know Who You Are’ is the series about amnesia you’ll never forget
A young woman goes missing, and the last man to see her has lost his memory – and that’s just the start of this sexy Spanish thriller where nothing is as it seems.

I Know Who You Are is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood

Location: Chile

Captain Rojas arrives in northern Chile from Santiago to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a group of teenage girls in Alto Hospicio. The local police officer assigned to be his partner regurgitates the official theory that the girls left of their own accord. However, Rojas' investigation, combined with the disappearance of a local fisherman's daughter, uncovers a disturbing truth about a trafficking ring. The series is based on a real-life Chilean investigation.

Read more about 'Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood'
A serial killer is haunting Chile in ‘Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood’
Based on a true story that rocked Chile in the late ’90s, one small town has twelve missing girls and only one cop willing to take the case.

Inspector Rojas: In Cold Blood season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Instinctive Desires

Location: Spain

An erotic thriller about passion, intimacy, sex, trust and, of course, love, it's also a thought-provoking drama about human relationships, in particular, about people's fears and solitude. Tales revolve around characters like Marco, who appears to have it all, but who works through a past trauma through anonymous visits to a discreet club, where he gives free rein to his deepest desires. 

Read more about 'Instinctive Desires'
‘Instinctive Desires’ is the erotic thriller you didn’t know you needed
Follow your instincts to this erotic thriller about passion, intimacy, sex, and trust. Now streaming at SBS On Demand.

Instinctive Desires season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand.

 

Mary and Mike

Location: Chile

Mary and Mike sheds light on a horrendous time in Chilean history. Two special agents Mariana Loyola and Andres Rillon), assigned to take out those in opposition to Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, adopt the guise of an everyday couple with two children. Based on a real-life pair, they were dubbed the most dangerous couple in Latin America. If this wasn't based on real events, one might indeed find this double life implausible. 

Read more about 'Mary and Mike'
Mary and Mike are suburban parents – they’re also hired killers
Set in 1970s Chile, new drama series ‘Mary and Mike’ depicts the most dangerous couple in Latin America.

Mary and Mike season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand

 

The Pier

Location: Spain

Alejandra is a high-profile architect who is shattered by her husband's suicide. After discovering that he led a double life with another woman for years, Alejandra tries to appease the pain by approaching her under another identity to discover why her husband lived a lie -- and what really happened on the night he died.

Read more about 'The Pier'
Spanish drama ‘The Pier’ reinvents the female duo, 'Thelma & Louise'-style
And it's all about sex, lies and double lives.

The Pier season 1 is now streaming at SBS On Demand (season 2 is coming in 2020).

 

 

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