El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

2019/10/11 123 min. Crime , Drama , Thriller

Aaron Paul , Jesse Plemons , Charles Baker , Matt Jones , Scott MacArthur , Larry Hankin , Scott Shepherd , Tom Bower , Robert Forster , Jonathan Banks

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Overview

On October 11, 2019, the giant of multimedia entertainment platforms Netflix, brings the epilogue of the famous and successful television series of action and drama called Breaking Bad, both original works of director Vince Gilligan, who apart from directing and writing. The film also participated in the production with Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Charles Newirth and actor and protagonist Aaron Paul.

The road continued the original plot of the series transmitted by Fox; and seeks to close the pending cycles of the main characters; the film begins immediately where I conclude the final chapter.

It all starts with memory scenes where Pinkman and Mike Ehrmantraut are seen discussing their exit from drug trafficking and the creation of methamphetamines by Dr. Walter White; they plan their futures, Mike tells Jesse that if that decision had been made years before, he would surely leave for Alaska; Jesse wants to start with his head raised and for this he will have to correct many mistakes of the past, which will not be easy at all.

In the present Jesse flees from his enemies aboard a Chevrolet El Camino; he is on his way to his friends Skinny Pete and Badger; Both help Jesse hide the car and give him a place to spend the night. The next morning Jesse seeks to contact Joe, who must get rid of the unique vehicle; then he meets with Pete and Bagger, who give him part of the money they got working with Walter and offer him his Pontiac fire to run away.

Along the way he learns that Lidya Rodarte is seriously ill and struggles between life and death, she has been poisoned; while Walter White is deceased; in that instant, the memories of his captivity invade his mind.

Jesse arrives at Todd's apartment and starts looking for the cash fortune he hides; after much searching accidentally he stumbles against the refrigerator but feels a strange emptiness with the wall, unwittingly found Todd's hiding place and takes the money.

Later Jesse bumps into Goodman and Galbraith, you want to ask him for twenty-five thousand dollars for each one to help him escape, but Jesse prefers to remain alone; With one million eight hundred thousand dollars, he sneaks into his parents' house, where he takes two firearms from Mr. Pinkman's collection.

Jesse Pinkman must face a series of difficulties if he wants to preserve life, he must use all his acquaintances and friendships to survive, but above all the money he took from Todd's house.

This film was distributed directly on the Netflix digital platform, and obtained an excellent reception, as a sample of this were the more than two and a half million reproductions during the day of the premiere and the approximately six million five hundred thousand during the first three days of availability; by the end of its first week it had more than eight million two hundred thousand reproductions.

As for the evaluation, he received very well from the specialized audience, praising mainly the solid performance of its protagonist how coherent the transition between the series and the plot of the film; however, they also pointed out that although some holes were discovered, most of the cycles were successfully closed.

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