REVIEW – In Season 1 of this intriguing thriller, a group of college-educated friends are caught up in their past twenty years later. Now and Then is available on Apple TV+
A drunken night of celebration to celebrate a hard-earned college degree. One wants to be a doctor for an NGO, the other a lawyer, the third sees herself in the White House. An hour later, these life-and-death friends from the Miami diaspora emerge, for those who survived, from their wrecked car. Rather than help the driver they just bumped into, they fled. The decision changes the course of their lives and comes back to haunt them twenty years later when a blackmailer threatens to reveal their secret. This is the starting point of Apple TV+’s intriguing and contemplative thriller Now and Then. Polyglot series like Pachinko Where Tehranwhere both English and Spanish resonate.
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“It all started with this image of a road accident”, confesses co-creator Gema R. Neira (velvet), “from the desire to depict those seconds, those events that derail existence. We try so hard to identify the bad choice that caused this exit from…