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El Chapo: Season 1 (2017)






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The series explores the life story of one of the world's most notorious criminals, Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, over a span of three decades -- from 1985 when he was a low-level member of the Guadalajara Cartel, his rise to power, and his ultimate downfall.


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That it resembles some of the action of Narcos - the competition, the government, the grisly warnings and wars - but none of its intrigue is one problem.

August 14, 2017 | Full Review…

It would be wrong to characterise El Chapo as simply another gory story about opium-fuelled ultraviolence... Over time, it becomes a comment on the idea of Mexico as a failed state and the larger scandal of the failed war on drugs.

June 27, 2017 | Full Review…

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