'42 Days of Darkness': 5 things you did not know about Claudia Di Girólamo

Starring Di Girólamo, Aline Küppenheim, and Amparo Noguera among others, '42 Days of Darkness' is about a woman's dogged search for her missing sister


                            '42 Days of Darkness': 5 things you did not know about Claudia Di Girólamo
Claudia Di Girólamo as Cecilia in a still from '42 Days of Darkness' (Netflix)
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Netflix keeps updating its catalog with fresh international content regularly, with its most recent release being 'Blood Sisters', a Nigerian series on two women dealing with the aftermath of a murder that they committed. Directed by Biyi Bandele, 'Blood Sisters' was Netflix's first original Nigerian series. Following suit is '42 Days of Darkness', a crime-thriller that happens to be the streaming giant's first original Chilean series. 

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Helmed by Gaspar Antillo and Claudia Huaiquimilla, the synopsis (from a press release) for '42 Days of Darkness' reads, "Inspired by real events, “42 días en la oscuridad” is a fictional crime thriller about the disappearance of a woman, Verónica, and her sister Cecilia’s race against time to find her. In her search, Cecilia will have to fight against the authorities’ negligence, society’s prejudices, and harassment from the media." With the series set to drop soon, let's take a look at some of its core cast members but before we get there, here are some international shows that you should check out if you're looking for more: 'Squid Game', 'Money Heist', and 'Elite.'

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Claudia Di Girólamo as Cecilia

Claudia Di Girólamo is a Chilean actor and theater director. The 65-year-old theater, film, and television personality is of Italian descent and is considered to be one of the best actors in the history of Chilean television. 


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Di Girólamo is best known for her roles in 'Trampas y Caretas', 'Estupido Cupido', 'Oro Verde', 'Iorana', 'La Fiera', 'Romané', 'Pampa Ilusión', 'El Circo Delaware las Montini', 'Puertas Adentro', 'Los Pincheira', and 'Cómplices.' She will be seen as Cecilia, a woman hell-bent on finding her missing sister, in '42 Days of Darkness.' 

Aline Küppenheim as Veronica

Aline Küppenheim is a Chilean actor who has been a part of the industry since 1991. She studied theater for 3 years before that, with her first professional outing being 'The Threepenny Opera' by Bertolt Brecht. She would go on to open her own company called Teatro Milagros through which she would research and develop puppet productions.

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Aline Küppenheim is known for her performances in 'Dreaming of Julia', 'Machuca', 'The Good Life', 'Play', 'Cuban Blood', 'Turistas', and 'Fugitives.' She will be seen as Veronica, Cecilia's missing sister, in '42 Days of Darkness.' 

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Other cast members

Other actors who are a part of '42 Days of Darkness' are Néstor Cantillana, Amparo Noguera, Pablo Macaya, Julia Lübbert, Daniel Alcaíno, Claudio Arredondo, and Gloria Münchmeyer. 

'42 Days of Darkness' is slated to release exclusively on Netflix on May 11, 2022

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