The Innocent / El inocente (by Oriol Paulo, 2021) – Mateo had been ready to start afresh after serving his prison term for manslaughter, but his past soon comes back to haunt him.
Fans of mystery thrillers would be remiss to overlook the films of Oriol Paulo. His slate of brilliant thrillers, including The Invisible Guest and Mirage, has consistently impressed international audiences with their unmatched suspense and some unexpected twists.
These aren’t the cheap surprise endings that exist solely for a few seconds of shock. Rather, his stories unravel with poise and perfect pacing, allowing us to savour each graceful reveal that fits into the puzzle neatly – like a modern-day Agatha Christie read.