Star Plus has arrived in Mexico with content aimed at the greater audience, and among its many titles, original productions arrive that seek to make a difference especially in the face of what has been done in Latin America. It is true that the main objective of audiovisual productions for film and television is to entertain, but why not take advantage of the scope of this type of project to convey an important message?
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It Wasn’t My Fault, Mexico, presents the crudest part of the reality in which we live, and it is about the cases of femicide that in many cases do not get an answer. Between dating violence, crimes within a marriage and enforced disappearances, the series becomes the voice of those who are no longer there, but it also puts those who continue to struggle to find their daughters, sisters and mothers out there who are at the forefront. sadly, they are often ignored.
The series that premieres this September 17, focuses on the case of Lily, who after an argument with her boyfriend she leaves to never appear again. As the case deepens, the viewer has the opportunity to meet not only Mariana (Paulina Gaitan), the victim’s sister, but also other cases are given space in addition to the fact that the groups that, In addition to demanding justice from the authorities, they dare to carry out searches under their own power.
On this occasion, we had the opportunity to talk with two of the stars who play a fundamental role in the series: Vicky Araico and Raúl Méndez. In Vicky’s case, it is her turn to play a mother who has been searching for her daughter’s whereabouts for years, but not only must face a loss, but also stay strong in the face of those who begin to speculate about the possible relationship of the victim with organized crime, which would somehow give indications that the authority, instead of seeing her as a victim, points her out as responsible for her own disappearance.
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Regarding this interpretation, the actress assured that it gave her the opportunity to see the femicide from a different perspective, which would lead her to be more empathetic with the pain of the mothers who are in the fight for justice.
Beatriz is a wonderful character, who helped me find the depths of emotion and deep pain, and hell.
Raúl Méndez, for his part, took on the responsibility of playing a role that can easily be judged as the bad guy in history as he is the chief of the police, a man who must look at each case from different points of view and put the cards. on the table about all the possibilities that exist. The interpreter assured that it is difficult to carry that burden, especially without falling into the error of judging his own character, and always seeking to be empathetic with him to think about everything that is behind his own story and how he is relating to somehow with the relatives of each victim.
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First of all, you have to understand that at the end of the day, in this series we are not going to see good people or bad guys. We are going to see human beings with virtues and with defects. And I think that in this case Santos, yes, it is the image that means what justice should be.
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