The Longest Night (La Noche Más Larga) is the latest Spanish thriller to be released on Netflix that has garnered a lot of attention for its intense plot, following in the footsteps of the hit Spanish series. La Casa de Papel (Money theft).
The prison thriller centers on a notorious serial killer called Simón Lago (Luis Callejo) aka “The Alligator”, who is imprisoned in the Monte Baruca psychiatric prison.
On Christmas night, a group of armed men surround the prison and cut communications with the outside. Their goal is to capture the dangerous and sadistic killer, but if the guards give in to the group’s demands, the attack would be over within minutes.
However, prison guard Hugo Roca (Alberto Ammann) has other ideas and prepares to resist the onslaught, refusing to obey their demands.
We’ve answered the most frequently asked questions about The longest nightincluding if there will be a second season…
What is The Longest Night on Netflix about?
The longest night It’s the night of December 24 when the infamous evil serial killer Simón Lago is arrested by a SWAT team after evading capture for years and sent to Monte Baruco, a mental prison unable to handle him.
Meanwhile, a team of experts, hired by a mysterious contractor and led by a man named Lennon (Jose Luis Garcia Perez), lead their murderous group straight to prison to capture Simón.
The director of the prison, Hugo Roca receives a phone call interrupting his Christmas Eve dinner with his three children asking him to come to the prison to take care of the handover.
His eldest daughter, Laura (Maria Caballero), will stay with her mother, while Hugo is forced to take his youngest son and daughter with him.
Simón informs him that they are gone for a very long night and that the mercenaries have cut off the electricity to the facility. The group positions themselves outside the block where Simón is being held and asks Hugo to deliver him. If he does, the group will leave and nothing will happen.
However, Hugo’s situation was further complicated when he discovered that Laura was being held for ransom and would be killed if Simón were released. This leaves Hugo in an impossible situation, balancing the lives of his family and the other prisoners.
Will there be a second season of The Longest Night?
Right now season 2 of The longest night has not been confirmed and there has been no news as to whether it will be renewed or not.
However, the fact that it made Netflix’s Top 10 might inspire them to renew it due to its high viewership and reaction to the series, which is something they usually review before making a decision to renew a show. .
Despite this, episode six definitely leaves things open for another series after the mysterious and ambiguous ending that left viewers guessing.
How many episodes does The Longest Night have?
The longest route consists of six one-hour episodes.