Operación Jaque

TV Mini Series | 2010 | Drama Thriller | 1h 15m x 2 episodes

English Title: Operación Jaque
: Sílvia Quer
Writer: Helena Medina
Starring: Marcela Mar, Luis Fernando Montoya, Cristina Campuzano, Luis Fernando Múnera, Luis Fernando Bohórquez, Julián Arango, Hernán Méndez, Roberto Cano, Kenny Delgado, Patricio Wood, Didier Van den Hove, Andrés Parra
Music: Arnau Bataller
Produced by: Co-production Spain-Colombia; Televisión Española (TVE) / Pentagrama Films / Paraiso Pictures / Caracol Televisión

Synopsis: The series takes its name from the successful operative carried out by the Colombian army. It tells the story of the Colombian government’s war against the FARC guerrillas during the past two years. The 15 kidnapping victims who spent more than six years in captivity and political intrigue that culminated in one of the most efficient military operations in history. It will also feature details of the operation, such as the experiences of intelligence agents from the armed forces who infiltrated the guerrilla organization. It will also provide the kidnappers’ perspective of the war as well as the viewpoints of those who planned and executed the operation, revealing details of planning and execution.

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ABOUT THE MUSIC: The score features vintage piano, intimate and kooky ensemble moments, as well as soaring strings recorded in Budapest.

We also produced several covers for the soundtrack, from a blaring rockabilly rendition of Tainted Love to the world classic Perfidia (a key part of the story) performed for the credits by Maria Rodés.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE: The music was conducted by David Hernando, recorded with the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, and mixed by Marc Blanes at BSO Superestudio, Barcelona.