That a boy with money problems and the goal of being a boxer falls in love with the good girl who dreams of being a singer is not the most impressive premise that can exist, especially among adolescent series. That both bet on the other despite having everything against them, even less. But, precisely for this reason, the love story of The last It is the best decision that could have been made for a project that was destined to become, from the announcement of its production, a that Disney series that would return us to innocenceThe last one picks up the baton of the dramatic love affairs of Nicholas Sparksof the intensity of falling in love with the works of Federico Moccia and one of the most innocent happy endings in teen movies. And, among so much will and disorder, among so much sexuality and debauchery of series like Elite or Euphoria, the story of Diego and Candela appears as a return to that time when movies focused on showing the ever-present theme of the first great youthful loveThose who were looking forward to seeing the Disney+ series knew perfectly well what they expected from it and its creators, Anaïs Schaaff, Jordi Calafi Y Joaquin Oristrell, also. It seems almost obvious that a romance starring Aitana Y Michael Bernardeau (couple in real life) could only be led through a plot that spoke of dreams to fulfill and loyalty to oneself and loved ones, accompanied by a soundtrack that narrated the purest feelings of its characters. It should be a no-brainer, because the series is everything that was expected and promised to be.
The fight for our follies
From the precariousness with which young people live today to the cruelty of the world of work, The last uses as a backdrop the concerns of a generation that struggles to survive while dreaming of achieving what it most desires. Candela works in a logistics company, Diego is dedicated to illegal fights and both hope to get to work on what they really want to dedicate their lives to. But let’s not be mistaken. It is not about achieving it thanks to the other, much less about making the other person the center of our path to success. Although we said that the series drank from the romances of the 2000s, its creators are right in leaving behind those stories that taught us that the most important thing in our lives would be the first love of youth. The lesson is learned: self-confidence comes first, then, if that comes, find that person who supports us in our follies.
Still from ‘La última’Cinemanía We know the story, we have seen it repeated over and over again in deliveries like Three meters above the sky or the After saga, only here the good girl wants to be a singer and the boy runs away from the definition of bad She doesn’t dream of changing him because, unlike the toxicity of the movies before, he doesn’t need to be changed.. Neither selfish nor cruel towards her, among the adolescent clichés Diego appears to fix all those characters like Hache who made adolescent girls dream of being called “ugly” by a boy on the street. The “bad boy” thing has long gone out of fashion. Candela, for her part, is a strong young woman who goes from bullying to the harsh reality of the situation of women in the music industry. She knows what she wants and the place that Diego should occupy in her life, although its history is buried among so many present difficulties and clandestine fights. Nevertheless, his feelings and his past life manage to resurface as songs, in which the protagonist explores her still latent fears and desires. In the end, although the script doesn’t allow us to get to know Candela in more depth, Aitana manages to show her to us through her original creations for the series.
Aitana’s gift to her fans
Having Aitana’s television debut as an actress could only mean three things: a lot of music, a lot of romance and that strong dedication to her work that characterizes the young singer. We see a lot of Aitana in Candela, in her determination, in her sweetness and, above all, in her humility.. A first step, small, comfortable and safe, which shows that the interpreter from Berlin does not intend to speed things up, but to enjoy testing herself and being able to give a little more to her fans. Because, if you have to define La última as something, this is, without a doubt, a gift for her fans, to be able to see and listen to her more. The greatest success of the production is precisely the musical contribution of the singer. With 8 original songs, the 5 chapters that make up this first season become, pending the third album by the Catalan, the album that should not have existed but that, somehow, is presented as the best finale for its time. of 11 Reasons. The chemistry and vulnerability that he shows together with Bernardeau, who is guessed as a great first support in this change of course, both on and off screen, reaffirms that feeling of warmth that floods every minute of the project. They fall in love, they collapse, they get up again and they even have time to sing together in karaoke, always under that aura of complicity which ends up confirming Aitana’s success in choosing this project as her great television debut. Accompanying her along the way, we find Aitor Luna in the role of a record producer that we don’t know whether to trust (and who surprises us by singing a small piece of the official song of the series) and Louis Zahera, Goya winner for Best Supporting Actor for El reino and nominated this year for As Bestas, as the bad guy in the movie and one of the most characteristic and attractive characters in the series. They also participate in the project Jorge Perugorría, Michael John Treanor, Oscar de la Fuente, Esther Ortega, Jorge Motos Y Sandra Cervera.
a little breather
For the fans of Aitana… and for all the teenagers tired of the darkness and sexuality that surrounds the current youth series. Because it’s Disney, but Disney for the generation born in the 21st century. That those who have long since left their adolescence behind have had enough of seeing impossible love stories, but those who are living it now need a breather from so much seriousness and teaching (although it continues to be so indispensable and necessary). Because there are so many wounds left over. That to know our sexual tendencies we already have Yo, never, Sex education or The sexual life of university students. That to discover our most brutal and traumatic side we already have Ginny and Georgia or Thirteen Reasons Why. Because, although it is hard to assume, it is possible that, sometimes, teenagers feel like seeing for the umpteenth time a simple love story that invites you to dream for 50 minutes even.Do you want to receive the best movie and series recommendations every Friday in your email? Sign up for our Newsletter.