¿Quién mató a Sara? takes chaotic family mysteries to a whole new level. The show follows Álex after he’s wrongfully imprisoned for the murder of his sister, Sara. Eighteen years later, Álex is let out and determined to get revenge for Sara’s death, his imprisonment and what his mother endured all the while.
The story flashes back and forth between before Sara’s death, when the characters are all teenagers, and the present, where Álex is going after Rodolfo and Chema, his former friends. Rodolfo was dating Sara when she died and Álex is convinced that he and his father are responsible. Elisa, Rodolfo and Chema’s little sister who was too young to remember Sara, befriends Álex out of curiosity and suspicion – she’s not fooled by all the half-answers her brothers and father are giving her.
Álex and Elisa were definitely what made me fall in love with this show. I wasn’t sure at first, but as soon as this pair met up, it tied everything together perfectly. And you know what’s so refreshing?? Everyone gets to the point in this storyline! Everyone’s straight forward about where they stand by episode two (except the dad, who’s the WORST, and the mother, for that matter). So, really, the core four are pretty honest, which I appreciated. Álex keeps Elisa apprised of his plans, or at least tells her when he can’t tell her things. They’re a solid couple and they work together so well and it was just refreshing that their storyline didn’t have the drama it otherwise could have.
Chema and his boyfriend Lorenzo had a good overall storyline, although I’m a bit worried about them for season two. I want everything to work out! Lorenzo is such a supportive partner, I love him.
The dad was the absolute worst, I’m sure we can all agree on that. Argh! THE WORST.
This is definitely a binge-worthy show filled with drama, mystery, romance, angst and more. I totally suggest checking it out!
I’m a big fan of international television. Which is to say, I watch a lot of shows in a lot of different languages. As a teenager this meant watching videos in clips on YouTube, but with streaming being what it is, finding programmes from other countries is easier than ever. And that makes me so happy! Thank you, Netflix. King of Streaming. So, I’m randomly compiling a list for anyone looking for non-English language shows.
**This is by no means a full list, just what I’ve written up reviews for. **
- Le Bazar de la Charité  french, romance, costume drama | ★★★★★ | that romance
- Zone Blanche  french, noir, crime, fantasy | ★★★★½ | so spooky, so good
- Øyevitne  norwegian, crime, lgbt+ | ★★★★★ | couldn’t relax, couldn’t look away
- Suspicious Partner  korean, courtroom drama, romance | ★★★★½ | adorbs, fab, whoa
- When the Camellia Blooms  korean, crime, mystery, romance | ★★★★ | awww romance and aaahhhh evil villain
- Crash Landing on You  korean, drama, romance | ★★★★★ | THEIR LOVE LASTS FOREVAAAA
- Made in Heaven  hindi, drama, romance | ★★★★ | right in the feels
- The K2  korean, action, romance | ★★★★★ | I will never get over this couple. NEVER.
- Because This Is My First Life  korean, contemporary, romance | ★★★★ | d’aww, you guys
- When Heroes Fly  hebrew, spanish | thriller, action | ★★★★ | non stop action like whoa
- Kurt Seyit ve Şura  turkish, romance, costume drama | ★★★★★ | IT’S SO LUSH, EVERYTHING IS LUSH
- Élite  spanish, drama, romance | ★★★★½ | everything about this is cray
- Don’t Dare to Dream  korean, contemporary, romance | ★★★★★ | the storyline, the ending ♥♥
- Beautiful Gong Shim  korean, contemporary, romance | ★★★★ | I want to draw hearts around them
- Il était une seconde fois  french, science fiction, romance | ★★★★ | confusing in a great way
Writing up this post has also made me realise how many other shows I should write up reviews for! Seriously, there are so many amazing shows out there and I have so many in my queue, but alas, time.