In player, Fyodor Dostoyevsky speaks of the human need to inflict fate, joke, “put out his tongue” … in the case of the Russian writer, by betting on roulette. Under other forms and 154 years after the famous novel, the stories of Robbery Looking for the same: Get a Plenary Session That Allows Us to Fulfill the Great American Dream, a carrot too far for the hero.
Netflix’s original production is a six-episode 40-minute documentary series each, addressing three symbolic cases from the United States.
They all have the following points in common: Stories told by content and intellectual writers, there was no death or injury in the robberies and they were Committed by “Ordinary” People.
“We wanted people from all walks of life, like you and me, to lead normal lives,” Derek Donin, one of the series’ creators, said in an interview.
the first is A sort of retelling of an old Bonnie and Clyde story, but in the 90s. In this case, sex, magic, death and, of course, with a lot of money material. How much? A cash truck with three million dollars circulated through a Las Vegas casino.
Each “robbery” case takes place in two episodes.
Each story is developed into two episodes.. In the first, the blow only counts. And then, of course, an attempt to capture them. The narration of the cases begins a few years before the robbery and continues with life after the conviction (everyone received some kind of punishment).
In addition to fictional vignettes to recreate the scenes, Filmmakers appeal to the news of the time and historical collections.
In pre-premier journalistic notes, there was talk of Robbery like new The Money Heist, But in a documentary key. Perhaps the comparison is a bit exaggerated in terms of scale of production and character development. But they have something in common, which makes them great products: Handle the rhythm and tension of the narrative well, which is very efficiently thin or dizzy.
The best example is in the last two episodes, which feature a millionaire theft of bottles and barrels by employees of a whiskey distillery in Kentucky. It’s not a noticeable loot, given that customers can pay up to a million dollars for a barrel of that “liquid gold”.
The series shows the case, but also shows the cause and the consequence.
Another interesting pillar are interviews which points to the emotional and psychological cost of those who decide to flee And after the robbery start another life. None of us, even with a few million in our pockets, is an island. Some feel the weight of whether or not they want to suppress a part of their past by eliminating their identity.
Maybe The weakest aspect is some enthusiasm in the work of the FBI. —whom he portrays as almost infallible—and always broken and remorseful, to the authorities to catch the “bad guys”.
very There are scenes with a dose of serious morality. In one episode, an agent proud of his uniform says, “He made bad decisions in life.” “Everyone is responsible for their actions,” say another.
Otherwise too, Robbery It deserves a “play” in our browsing through Netflix. Tell stories about money and stress on the old cat and mouse game. He does it with grace and becomes a sample button of our greed and we are capable of a handful of bills.
Documentary Stars: William Guerola, Megan Barlow and Patricio Doren Producers: Derek Donin, Nick Frau and Martin Desmond Rowe Broadcast: Netflix Duration: 6 episodes of 40 minutes.