Diablo Guardián

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Diablo Guardián
Diablo Guardián.jpg
Based onDiablo Guardián
by Xavier Velasco
Starring
Composer(s)Victor Hernández Stumpfhauser
Country of originMexico
Original language(s)Spanish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10 (list of episodes)
Production company(s)Televisa
Release
Original networkAmazon Video
Original release3 May 2018 (2018-05-03) – present (present)

Diablo Guardián is a Mexican web television drama based on the 2003 novel Diablo Guardián by Xavier Velasco and adapted by Televisa for Amazon Video.[1] The series consists of two seasons, each of 10 episodes.[2] The first season premiered on 3 May 2018.[2] It stars Paulina Gaitán as the titular character.[3]

Plot[edit]

The story revolves around Violetta (Paulina Gaitán), a teenager from Mexico frustrated with her life. In a moment of desperation she steals $217,000 from her parents to get to New York, a city where she has always fantasized about starting a new life.

Cast[edit]

Episodes[edit]

No.TitleDirected byOriginal air date
1"Quién de ellos no era yo?"Marc Vigil3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
Pig visits the tomb of Violetta and discovers the film that will tell the story of Rosa del Alba Valdivia. Violetta tells Pig how she found the way to escape from her mediocre life to make it to the city of her dreams: New York. Aspects of Pig's own life are revealed: he is a young writer who lives with his grandmother and tries to find the story that will give life to his novel.
2"Más rápida que Supermán"Hiromi Kamata3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
Violetta crosses the border with the money she stole from her parents. There she meets Eric, a handsome Texan with whom she travels to New York. As well as seeing the sights and going on shopping sprees, Eric tries to pursue his acting career and Violetta decides to help him in the only way she knows: cheating. Pig experiments with drugs with his new friend, Sapo, but his life takes a dramatic turn when his grandmother confesses that she is sick.
3"New York, ¿Truco o trato?"Hiromi Kamata3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
Violetta discovers that Eric used part of her money to rent an apartment. Although she is disappointed, she ends up giving in to the daily routine of a formal relationship. She soon becomes bored and decides to return to her old ways by getting rid of Eric, who decides to return home. Meanwhile, Pig tries to avoid the reality of his grandmother's illness.
4"Ser o no ser... yo"Batan Silva3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
After falling for a con trick, Violetta tries her hand at conning clients at the hotel. Seeing that luck is not on her side, she concludes that using her body in exchange for money is better business. Pig is suffering after his grandmother's death, and flees from his loneliness by seeking out various lovers. He begins to work as an editor in a digital newspaper, where he meets Naomí and starts a strange relationship.
5"Violetta & Associates: porquerías a domicilio"Batan Silva3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
Violetta enjoys her new profession until Martha, the hotel manager, discovers her. She is forced to explore new territories, without luck. Martha offers Violetta a mutually beneficial relationship and Violetta accepts, trusting Martha, only to be betrayed by her shortly after. Decide to leave New York. Pig starts an open relationship with Naomí, who also maintains a relationship with her boss. Pig is interested in the details and uses them for material for his novel.
6"The Next Level"Batan Silva3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
Violetta arrives in Las Vegas. There she meets a man, 'Super Mario, and learns to share his taste for cocaine. Soon she runs out of money and becomes deeper embroiled in the underworld. Violetta tries to flee but is rescued by Antonio Guerrero, "Nefas", who promises to help. Pig starts working in an advertising agency, his rebellious attitude and intelligence is celebrated by some but envied by others.
7"La sombra de Nefastófeles"Batan Silva3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
Pig and Violetta finally meet and start a love affair. Violetta's mysterious past arouses curiosity in Pig. In New York, Violetta also initiates a loving relationship with Nefas, who will soon show his dark side. Vice and naivety lead Violetta to become Nefas' tool, but she is willing to put up with all kind of abuse, in order to achieve her goal.
8"Mucha mierda, poco tiempo"Batan Silva3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
Violetta tries to outsmart Nefas and does business directly with El Gallego but his henchman Henry discovers her intentions. Violetta feels trapped in a different life from what she imagined and looks for a way out. Meanwhile, her relationship with El Gallego intensifies and she decides to take advantage of the situation to set a trap for everyone. Pig, besotted with Violetta, begins to think that she is the story of his novel.
9"Postales sin remitente"Batan Silva3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
Violetta's plan fails. The Gallego discovers her, spares her life but gives her to Nefas, who takes advantage and decides to make her a prostitute. When everything seems to be going wrong, Eric reappears. Without knowing her history, he tries to convince Violetta to go back to Texas with him and get married. Nefas takes Violetta to meet a sadistic client, but this time Violetta refuses to take any more abuse.
10"Bye bye Miss Nobody"Hiromi Kamata & Batan Silva3 May 2018 (2018-05-03)
After rejecting the idea of running away with Eric and discovering that Nefas would never help her become legal, Violetta escapes and seeks the help of Henry who, stunned that Nefas has been withholding his mother's papers of residence, confronts and kills his boss. Violetta leaves the city after robbing Henry. Six months later, she is in Mexico, working alongside Pig at the agency and in some kind of relationship with him, but there is one more surprise in store.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Diablo guardián" llegará a Amazon". gatopardo.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b De La Rosa, Enrique. "Así se hizo Diablo guardián, la primera serie mexicana de Amazon". todotvnews.com (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  3. ^ Garrido, Isaac. "'Diablo Guardián': el ascenso de Paulina Gaitán y otras implicaciones de esta serie". revistavanityfair.es (in Spanish). Retrieved 9 May 2018.

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