The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ideology, detectives Juan and Pedro must put aside their differences if they are to successfully hunt down a killer who for years has terrorized a community in the shadow of a general disregard for women rooted in a misogynistic past.
It’s unnerving how much Marshland resembles the first season of True Detective. Even lead Raúl Arévalo, playing the detective Pedro, looks eerily similar to Matthew McConaughey’s Rust Cohle.
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