Los Angeles, Sep 28 (EFE).- The day-to-day lives of Mexico’s high-society youth form the basis for a new reality-TV series titled “Made in Mexico,” which will premiere on Netflix on Friday.
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The series shows that “fresas” (a slang term in Mexico for superficial and snobbish upper-class young people) also cry, laugh, get angry, dance, party and feel frustrated.
Posh restaurants and country homes serve as the backdrop for this reality show, which shows the affluent lives of Mexico City’s elite yet also aims to break down stereotypes about their supposed carefree existence in a country sadly known for its gaping economic inequality. Fotograma cedido por Netflix de “Made in Mexico”, el nuevo “reality-show” de Netflix que se estrena mañana. El día a día de la alta sociedad mexicana es la base de “Made in Mexico”, donde las “fresas” (pijos, coloquialmente, en México) también lloran. Y se ríen, se enfadan, bailan, festejan y se desesperan. EFE “Everything that happened is real. Everything we say we feel. If someone’s crying, it’s because they feel that way; if someone gets angry, it’s because they’re feeling that. And that’s what makes ‘Made in Mexico’ different,” Columba “Colu” Diaz, one of the nine cast members of the new series, said in an interview with EFE in Los Angeles.
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