Money Heist(Spanish: La Casa De Papel, “The House of Paped”) is a Spanish Heist Drama television series made by Arlex Pina. This series tracks two recorders who have long been prepared by Professor (álvaro Morte), one at the Spanish Royal Mint, and one at the Bank of Spain. The narrative is told in real-time such as fashion and depends on flashbacks, time leaps, hidden character motivation, and non-reliable narrators for complexity.
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This series overthrew the genre heist by being told from a perspective of a woman, Tokyo (úrsula Corberó), and had a strong Spanish identity, where emotional dynamics offset the perfect strategic crime.
This series was originally intended as a limited series that will be told in two parts. It has 16 original episodes on the Spanish network antenna 3 from May 2, 2017, to 23 November 2017. Netflix acquired global streaming rights at the end of 2017. It trimmed the series to 22 shorter episodes and released it throughout the world, starting with the first part on 20 December 2017, followed by the second part on April 6, 2018.
In April 2018, Netflix updated the series with a budget that increased significantly for a total of 16 new episodes. Part 3, with eight episodes, released on July 19, 2019. Part 4, also with eight episodes, released on April 3, 2020. A documentary involving the main manufacturer and actor in Netflix, titled Money Heist: Phenomenon (Spain: La Casa De Papel: El Fenómeno). In July 2020, Netflix renewed the performance for the fifth and last part, which was scheduled for release in 2021. The series was filmed in Madrid, Spain. Significant parts of Sections 3 and 4 are also filmed in Panama, Thailand, and Italy (Florence).
The series received several awards including the best drama series at the 46th International Emmy Award, as well as critical praise for its sophisticated plot, interpersonal drama, direction, and to try to innovate Spanish television. Italian anti-fascist song “Bella Ciao,” which played several times throughout the series, became a summer hit in Europe in 2018. In 2018, this series was the most-watched non-English series and one of the most widely watched series Overall on Netflix, with certain resonances from viewers from Mediterranean Europe and the Latin American world.
Located in Madrid, a mysterious man is known as “professor” recruited a group of eight people, who chose the city for names, to carry out an ambitious plan involving entering the Spanish Mint Kingdom, and escaped with € 2.6 billion. After taking 67 hostages in Mint, the team planned to stay inside for 11 days to score money when they deal with elite police forces. In the successful incident, the group was forced out of hiding and found themselves preparing for the second laxative, this time on the edge of Spain, because they returned to handle hostages and police forces.
Cast and characters
Úrsula Corberó as Silene Oliveira (Tokyo): a runaway robber who is scouted by the Professor to participate in his plan; she also acts as an unreliable narrator.
Álvaro Morte as Sergio Marquina (The Professor) / Salvador “Salva” Martín: the mastermind of the heist who assembled the group, and Berlin’s younger brother.
Itziar Ituño as Raquel Murillo (Lisbon): an inspector of the National Police Corps who is put in charge of the case until she joins the group in part 3.
Pedro Alonso as Andrés de Fonollosa (Berlin): a terminally ill jewel thief and the Professor’s second-in-command and older brother.
Paco Tous as Agustín Ramos (Moscow; parts 1–2; featured parts 3–4): a former miner turned criminal and Denver’s father.
Alba Flores as Ágata Jiménez (Nairobi): an expert in counterfeiting and forgery, in charge of printing the money and oversaw the melting of gold.
Miguel Herrán as Aníbal Cortés (Rio): a young hacker.
Jaime Lorente as Ricardo / Daniel[b] Ramos (Denver): Moscow’s son who joins him in the heist.
Esther Acebo as Mónica Gaztambide (Stockholm): one of the hostages who is Arturo Román’s secretary and mistress, carrying his child out of wedlock. During the robbery, she falls in love with Denver and becomes an accomplice to the group.
Enrique Arce as Arturo Román: a hostage and the former Director of the Royal Mint of Spain.
María Pedraza as Alison Parker (parts 1–2): a hostage and daughter of the British ambassador to Spain.
Darko Perić as Mirko Dragic (Helsinki): a veteran Serbian soldier and Oslo’s cousin.
Kiti Mánver as Mariví Fuentes (parts 1–2; featured parts 3–4): Raquel’s mother.
Hovik Keuchkerian as Bogotá (parts 3–present): an expert in metallurgy who joins the robbery of the Bank of Spain.
Rodrigo de la Serna as Martín Berrote (Palermo / The Engineer; parts 3–present): an old Argentine friend of Berlin who planned the robbery of the Bank of Spain with him and assumed his place as commanding officer.
Najwa Nimri as Alicia Sierra (parts 3–present): a pregnant inspector of the National Police Corps put in charge of the case after Raquel departed from the force.
Luka Peroš as Marseille (part 4–present; featured part 3): a member of the gang who joins the robbery of the Bank of Spain.
Belén Cuesta as Julia (Manila; part 4–present; featured part 3): godchild of Moscow and Denver’s childhood friend. She is a trans woman who joins the gang and poses as one of the hostages during the robbery of the Bank of Spain.
Fernando Cayo as Colonel Luis Tamayo (part 4–present; featured part 3): a member of the Spanish Intelligence who oversees Alicia’s work on the case.
Roberto García Ruiz as Dimitri Mostovói / Radko Dragić[c] (Oslo; parts 1–2; featured parts 3–4): a veteran Serbian soldier and Helsinki’s cousin.
Fernando Soto as Ángel Rubio (parts 1–2; featured parts 3–4): a deputy inspector and Raquel’s second-in-command.
Juan Fernández as Colonel Luis Prieto (parts 1–2; featured parts 3–4): a member of the Spanish Intelligence who oversees Raquel’s work on the case.
Anna Gras as Mercedes Colmenar (parts 1–2): Alison’s teacher and one of the hostages.
Fran Morcillo as Pablo Ruiz (part 1): Alison’s schoolmate and one of the hostages.
Clara Alvarado as Ariadna Cascales (parts 1–2): one of the hostages who works in the Mint.
Mario de la Rosa as Suárez: the chief of the Grupo Especial de Operaciones.
Miquel García Borda as Alberto Vicuña (parts 1–2; featured part 4): Raquel’s ex-husband and a forensic examiner.
Naia Guz as Paula Vicuña Murillo: Raquel and Alberto’s daughter.
José Manuel Poga as César Gandía (part 4; featured part 3): chief of security for the Bank of Spain who escapes from hostage and causes havoc for the group.
Antonio Romero as Benito Antoñanzas (parts 3–4): an assistant to Colonel Luis Tamayo, who is persuaded by the Professor to do tasks for him.
Pep Munné as Mario Urbaneja (featured parts 3–4): the governor of the Bank of Spain.
Olalla Hernández as Amanda (featured parts 3–4): a hostage that Arturo rapes.
Mari Carmen Sánchez as Paquita (featured parts 3–4): a hostage and a nurse who tends to Nairobi while she recovers.
Carlos Suárez as Miguel Fernández (featured parts 3–4): a nervous hostage.
Ramón Agirre as Benjamín (featured part 4): father of Manila who aids the Professor in his plan.
Ahikar Azcona as Matías Caño (featured parts 3–4): a member of the group who largely guards the hostages.
Antonio García Ferreras as himself (featured part 4): journalist.