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Netflix's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' trailer teases first ever adaptation of literary masterpiece

Netflix's 'One Hundred Years of Solitude' trailer teases first ever adaptation of literary masterpiece

The teaser trailer of One Hundred Years of Solitude has arrived, giving us a glimpse at the first official screen adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel García Márquez's masterpiece.

One Hundred Years of Solitude Follows the Buendia family in Macondo, a fictional Colombian town founded by their patriarch José Arcadio Buendia (Marco González). NetflixThe 16-episode magic realist series will track multiple generations of a family as they deal with love, war and a curse that has confined them to a century of isolation.

Originally published in 1967, One Hundred Years of Solitude A widely acclaimed and highly influential novel that was instrumental in garnering García Márquez the 1982 Nobel Prize for Literature. However, the author was reluctant to give away the rights to a screen adaptation until his death in 2014, fearing that the story would not be the same. to fit into a traditional film structure and that it would not be filmed in Spanish.

His estate has now given Netflix permission to adapt the novel.García Márquez's sons Rodrigo García and Gonzalo García Barcha are serving as executive producers on the series.

“(I) In the current golden age of series, with the level of talented writing and directing, the cinematic quality of the content, and the acceptance of foreign language programs by worldwide audiences, the time could not be better (for screen adaptations of One Hundred Years of Solitude),” Garcia said when the series was first announced in 2019.

One Hundred Years of Solitude will be available to stream on Netflix later this year.

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