JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Thriller genre films often leave a distinct impression on each viewer.
But what about a thriller that is peppered with romance in it? Like a movie Escobar: Paradise Lost this.
Released in 2014, the film is directed and written by Andrea Di Stefano.
This film tells the story of the love struggle of a man who falls in love with the nephew of a drug cartel chairman.
Benicio del Toro plays the chairman of the drug cartel from Colombia, Pablo Escobar.
Nick (Josh Hutcherson) who is a surfer must go through an uphill battle to win the heart of the woman he loves, Maria, because of the presence of Pablo Escobar.
Nick also intends to take Maria to escape from Colombia because Pablo Escobar’s presence always endangers his life.
Pablo Escobar finally agreed to release Maria with Nick. However, he has a special requirement and mission that Nick must complete.
Short story short, the mission requires Nick to kill a driver.
Instead of spending the life of the driver, Nick, who has a good family background, missed his job.
Nick’s behavior then ignited Pablo Escobar’s emotions.
Nick then became the main fugitive of the Pablo Escobar cartel.
Can Nick escape and bring Maria away from Colombia?
Escobar: Paradise Lost will be broadcast on TRANS TV on Sunday, 20 September 2020 at 23.00.