Perfect Life (TV series)

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Perfect Life
Vida perfecta
Genre
Created byLeticia Dolera
Written by
Directed by
Starring
Country of originSpain
Original languageSpanish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes14
Production
Running time25 min (approx.)
Production companies
Release
Original networkMovistar+
Original release18 October 2019 (2019-10-18) –
19 November 2021 (2021-11-19)
External links
Website

Perfect Life (Spanish: Vida perfecta) is a Spanish comedy television series, created by Leticia Dolera for Movistar+. The first season was fully released on the latter platform on 19 October 2019, whereas the second and last season was released on 19 November 2021.[1]

Premise[edit]

The fiction follows three women in their thirties: Cris (Celia Freijeiro), Esther (Aixa Villagrán) and María (Leticia Dolera), facing different life situations and eventually coming to rethink their pre-established ideas.[2][3]

Cast[edit]

Leads
Other

Production and release[edit]

Created by Leticia Dolera, the series was written by Dolera together with Manuel Burque, whereas it was directed by Dolera together with Ginesta Guindal and Elena Martín.[5] It was co-produced by Movistar+ and Corte y Confección de Películas.[2] The decision to remove actress Aina Clotet [es] from the cast due to her pregnancy generated controversy and public scrutiny.[6]

The first season, consisting of 8 episodes with a running time of about 25 minutes was fully released on Movistar+ on 18 October 2019.[3] The production of a second season was subsequently announced in December 2019.[3] In January 2021, HBO Max reached an agreement with Movistar+ to release the first season in the United States as well as to join the set of production companies of season 2, whose filming had ended by that time.[7][8][9] Consisting of 6 episodes, season 2 was directed by Dolera together with Lucía Alemany [ca] and Irene Moray [es].[1]

The first episode of season 2 was presented at the Iberseries Platino Industria festival in September 2021.[10] The release date for the full final season (19 November 2021) was also announced.[11]

SeriesEpisodesOriginally airedRef.
First airedLast airedNetwork
1818 October 2019 (2019-10-18)Movistar+[12]
2619 November 2021 (2021-11-19)Movistar+/HBO Max[11]
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
1"Cuando no te dejas llevar"18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
2"Cuando nada es lo que parece"18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
3"Cuando tomas un camino inesperado"18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
4"Cuando te confiesas con tus padres"18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
5"Cuando quieres y no puedes"18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
6"Cuando no quieres estar sola"18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
7"Cuando todo se derrumba"18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
8"Cuando te dejas llevar"18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominees Result Ref.
2020 7th Feroz Awards Best Comedy Series Won [13]
Best Lead Actress in a TV Series Leticia Dolera Nominated
Best Supporting Actor in a TV Series Enric Auquer Won
Best Supporting Actress in a TV series Celia Freijeiro [es] Nominated
Aixa Villagrán [es] Nominated
7th Platino Awards Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV series Leticia Dolera Nominated [14]
70th Fotogramas de Plata Best Spanish TV Series (according to readers) Won [15]
2021 8th MiM Series Awards [es] Best Comedy Series Nominated [16]
Best Screenplay Leticia Dolera and Manuel Burque Won
Best Comedy Actor Enric Auquer Won
Best Comedy Actress Aixa Villagrán Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "La 'Vida perfecta' de Leticia Dolera acaba con su temporada 2, que ya tiene teaser y mes de estreno en Movistar+". Vertele!. eldiario.es. 9 September 2021.
  2. ^ a b Álvarez, Paloma (17 October 2019). "La "Vida perfecta", la nueva serie de Leticia Dolera que promete por igual risas y lecciones de vida". Telva.
  3. ^ a b c ""Vida perfecta" de Leticia Dolera tendrá una segunda temporada". La Vanguardia. 17 December 2019.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "Personajes". Movistar+. Retrieved 1 April 2021.
  5. ^ Borrás, Daniel (4 November 2019). "'Vida perfecta' es el claro ejemplo de cómo estar un poco mal pero estar bien". GQ.
  6. ^ Palés, Alejandra (14 September 2019). "Les 10 sèries que veurem aquesta tardor". Ara.
  7. ^ "Movistar+ y HBO Max firman un acuerdo de producción internacional para 'Vida Perfecta'". El Periódico. 11 January 2021.
  8. ^ "HBO Max producirá junto a Movistar+ la segunda temporada de 'Vida perfecta'". Sindicato Alma. 12 January 2021.
  9. ^ Lang, Jamie (11 January 2021). "HBO Max Joins Movistar Plus on Season 2 of Canneseries Winner 'Perfect Life'". Variety.
  10. ^ "Dolera y Burque dan un toque de "existencialismo" a la 'Vida perfecta'". La Vanguardia. 28 September 2021.
  11. ^ a b Prieto, Belén (28 September 2021). "'Vida Perfecta' finalizará con el estreno de su segunda temporada, que ya tiene fecha en Movistar+". Series & Más. El Español.
  12. ^ "Vida Perfecta. Temporada 1access-date=1 April 2021". Sensacine.
  13. ^ "Lista completa de ganadores de los Premios Feroz 2020". abcplay. ABC. 17 January 2020.
  14. ^ Méndez, Nancy (30 June 2020). "Cecilia Suárez repite triunfo en los Platino". Excélsior.
  15. ^ "Fotogramas de PLata 2019: 'Vida perfecta', mejor serie española según los lectores". Fotogramas. 12 November 2020.
  16. ^ "Premios Mim Series 'Servir y proteger', mejor serie diaria en unos Premios MiM Series que se reparten 'La unidad', 'Vida Perfecta' y 'Patria'". RTVE. 25 February 2021.