Vale dos Esquecidos is HBO Max’s first national thriller production and stars Daniel Rocha and Carol Abras .; learn more about the series
HBO Max has launched its first Brazilian thriller series: Valley of the Forgotten. Directed by Fabinho Mendonça and Daniel Lieff, from O2 Filmes, the production reached the streaming catalog on 25 September.
Starring Daniel Rocha, Caroline Abras and James Turpin, the play is a ten-episode thriller that tells the story of a group of young people who get lost on a weekend walk and find refuge in a village whose fog covers the whole place. . Driven by the mystery, they will try to find out what it is, always remaining entangled in an even darker secret.
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The inspiration came from a city of São Paulo
Still talking about fog, it is a key point to create the suspenseful atmosphere of the production. With that in mind, the inspiration for the script and location came from the city of Paranapiacaba in the state of Sao Paulo, a place known as the “dormitory city” and where there is hardly anyone during the day.
Speaking of the location, actress Juliana Lourenção, who will give life to the character of Bruna, said that, despite being an ideal city for suspense, the climate was unstable and that sometimes when the fog disappeared it was necessary to activate a car of the smoke.
Cast enthusiastic about the production
In addition to the directors, the cast is also enthusiastic about the production and the possibility of making a Brazilian thriller. Actress Caroline Abras said she was called to join the cast in 2020, when the series was still in pre-production, and that as soon as Fabinho (the director) told her the plot concept, she was thrilled. to start recording.
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Daniel Rocha said he was one of the last to join the series and he used it mid season as an inspiration for understanding the genre.
What to expect from the Valley of the Forgotten?
According to the directors, audiences can expect a series with a well thought-out script that raises doubts, as well as dark. They also said that viewers will discover the answers along with the characters as the story progresses.
Where to watch The Valley of the Forgotten?
The series, which took more than two years to prepare due to the coronavirus pandemic, has finally arrived in streaming. you can watch Valley of the Forgotten to HBO Max.
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