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Invisible Heroes

Drama
1 season availableFinland,Chile
M

Based on the true story of the young Finnish diplomat Tapani Brotherus who secretly secured asylum in Europe for more than 2,000 left-wing Chilean citizens, persecuted by Pinochet's military junta, with the help of his wife Lysa Brotherus and fellow diplomat Ilkka Jaamala.

S1 E1: Episode 1
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S1 E1: Episode 1
45m
In 1972, ambitious Finnish diplomat Tapani Brotherus is sent with his wife Lysa to open a new embassy in Santiago, Chile. In September 11th, 1973, a violent military coup shakes Santiago.
languages:
Spanish

1. Episode 1

In 1972, ambitious Finnish diplomat Tapani Brotherus is sent with his wife Lysa to open a new embassy in Santiago, Chile. In September 11th, 1973, a violent military coup shakes Santiago.
45m
Available until 31 August 2022

2. Episode 2

Tapani's right hand man Ilkka Jaamala finds out that Tapani is hiding asylum seekers against their government's strict rules of neutrality. Together they try to find a place for them for safe asylum, but all they witness is how people are shot on the streets and imprisoned.
49m
Available until 31 August 2022

3. Episode 3

Tapani Brotherus and Harald Edelstam help hunted people to escape police and protect them with their diplomatic passports. Chile's Foreign Ministry starts a campaign of false news in order to justify hard measures against those still hiding.
52m
Available until 31 August 2022

4. Episode 4

Tapani comes up with an idea to use an East German school building as a refugee center and a secret operation is carried out to drive all the hidden people from their home to the school.
51m
Available until 31 August 2022

5. Episode 5

Oscar, a revolutionary ex-bodyguard of Salvador Allende, finds out that the East Germans are hiding his idol, socialist leader Carlos Altamirano. With him in charge, Oscar would be ready to fight against the Chilean military government.
47m
Available until 31 August 2022

6. Episode 6

Seija is sure that Rodrigo is going to be freed as his lawyer is presenting new evidence supporting his innocence. Instead, he is sentenced for three years in prison. A strong solidarity movement grows in Finland and the president of Finland writes a fierce letter to the Chilean president demanding for democracy.
45m
Available until 31 August 2022