The Hypnotist (O Hipnotizador)
Company: Telemundo INTL
Country of Origin: Mexico
Product Category: Finished Program
Duration / Episode: 60mn / 8
# of Seasons: 2
Original Version: Spanish
This is the story of Arenas, a hypnotist who can put people into a trance and make them reveal their innermost secrets. He is a man of mystery, lonely and isolated, who suffers from perpetual insomnia, behind which lies a great secret.
At the start of the series Arenas, the Hypnotist, arrives at the modest Hotel las Violetas, where he is welcomed by its owner, Salinero with the help of his messenger Gregorio and young sales clerk Anita, with whom he is in love. He gets a job at the Teatro Rex near the hotel where he introduces himself along with the wobbly singer Carolina, lover of Suarez, the owner, Marenko an arms dealer always falling out with his assistant and fortune-teller Zoraide, an expert at scams and fakes. The hypnotist quickly turns himself into the star of a modest show.
Arenas finds it easier to deal with other people’s problems than his own, for example his chronic sleeplessness. In order to get to sleep he has to meet with Darek, a hypnotist who has given him insomnia. In the battle between the two, each has his own allies. Arenas has Salinero and Anita, Darek has Castor, a watch repairer, who dreams of founding a major institute of hypnotherapy.read more..