Netflix deep dive
El Ministerio del Tiempo
There’s a cave? in Madrid? It’s full of doors.
These doors? Lead to pretty specific time epochs in Spanish History.
The Ministry of Time? They monitor history to make sure it stays on the same course.
Forces? People? A cabal, something is trying to rewrite Spanish history, and the ministers of the Time, they have to use the doors to fix the Timelines.
I’d recommend it for Spanish AP Prep. It addresses one event, or person, that is important to Spanish History, and uses our rookie agents, a paramedic from today, the first female college graduate from the late 19th century, and a soldier from the Eighty Years war to investigate and right the time lines.
We meet Cervantes, of course, but also the potential author of “Lazarillo de Tormes,” kings like Phillip II, and multiple Queen Isabelas. Of course we meet Garcia Lorca, and Picasso, and the Spanish American War is involved. Velazquez is an agent who uses his access to meet and assess other artists throughout time.
It’s mostly fun, even if you don’t want to brush up on your Spanish History or Castilian Spanish.
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