Operación Jaque

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

English Title: Operation Checkmate
: 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
More info: IMDb
More thriller music to listen to: Genres

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, the fifteen kidnapping victims who spent more than six years in captivity and of the political intrigue that culminated in one of the most efficient military operations in history. It also features details of the operation, such as the experiences of intelligence agents from the armed forces who infiltrated the guerrilla organization. It also provides the kidnappers’ perspective of the war as well as revealing details and the viewpoints of those who planned and executed the operation.

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ABOUT THE MUSIC: The score features pulsing synths with strings and piano working to provide tension and expectation to this thriller without forgetting about the emotional background that the main character has in this TV mini series.

ABOUT THE PERFORMANCE: The synths and piano were programmed and played by Arnau Bataller. The orchestra was conducted by David Hernando, recorded with the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, and mixed by Marc Blanes at BSO Superestudio, Barcelona.