Tijuana (2019) s01e09 Episode Script

Episode 9

1 I love it, it's very pretty.
There aren't houses like this anymore.
Honestly, if I wanted I don't know, an ideal area to live a quiet life here in Tijuana, this would be my first choice.
- Hello.
- Hi.
This is the owner of the house.
She's one of the city's most renowned journalists.
Hi, nice to meet you.
We love your house.
Yes, it's pretty.
I like the area, it seems calm.
Yes, it's a quiet neighborhood, except for the morning traffic.
Everyone takes this street to avoid the avenue.
And what about the water supply? There's water almost all the time.
- Can we check upstairs? - Sure.
Please, go ahead.
I didn't think you'd bring buyers so soon.
Of course, I would.
I told you, we'd sell this house in no time.
You do want to sell the house, right? I'll be right back.
30 YEARS OLD Hello, hello.
This is so cool! You got the presidential suite, with a view of the sea and everything.
Good morning.
Cool, huh? So, what's up? Rise and shine.
How are you doing? Fine.
I'll be released in two hours.
You're lucky you work with this asshole.
I thought you wouldn't make it.
I don't know what would've happened if you hadn't shown up.
Yes? Julio? Let him in.
Come in.
Come in.
Take a seat.
I wanted to apologize for what happened.
I know you were fired and - I'm sorry.
- Don't worry.
Anyway, it was bound to happen sooner or later.
There are so many shady things going on there.
I needed to play dumb and look the other way to keep my job, and that's not who I am.
If you need legal advice, our lawyers No, no, no.
Thank you very much.
I appreciate it but it's pointless.
I was laid off with good reason.
If I get at least some cash as settlement, I'll be quite satisfied.
These are the documents we tried to copy the other day at the harbor.
Make it worthwhile, Antonio.
Sure thing.
Julio, thank you.
Excuse me.
How old do you think these kids are? Nine? Twelve? I don't know.
Just imagine what's behind all this.
We need to know how the burrero operates, but if we go there, he'll be suspicious.
I know who can help us.
If we had another option, we wouldn't ask you for this.
Don't fuck with me.
Lalo, you're more streetwise.
We would look ridiculous.
Girls, this isn't about being streetwise.
I could kill him myself.
That's it, man.
Let us do our thing and write a great article.
We need to interview a child.
It won't be substantial otherwise, it wouldn't be useful.
Please, Lalo.
How do you search for this? As "chemicals" or as "Oriental products"? No, "chemicals" is better, right? Yeah.
Come on! There's so many! Key words That's it! - Your Chinese company.
- Of course! Of course, they're blacklisted! - Of course! - Linked to trafficking? Who knows? My friend Jonas from the Washington Chronicle let slip that they're dirty.
It's money laundering.
That's it.
If they want to stop drug trafficking, they need to follow the money.
I want to show you something.
Come here.
I mean it.
Such a drama queen! Come.
I'm tired.
Look, I'm still selecting photos for the exhibition.
This one is unbelievable.
So strong, huh? Not that one.
He survived.
I wouldn't like him to see it and relive those moments.
That'd be horrible.
- Lalo.
- Yes? How are you doing? Not that well.
I can't find anything that stands out.
Bring whatever still needs to be checked.
Okay, I'm on my way.
Here it is.
Look, we have three experts.
González Tenorio, Rosales Aragón, and this one, Pablo Cabañas García.
- Yes.
- Well, the three of them get the deliveries from all the companies.
But over the last seven months, the only one who gets stuff from HUA is García.
Check that.
Let's see.
There, it's that motherfucker.
Check earlier.
He must be involved.
Let's follow this up.
- It paid off.
- Yes.
Lalo Have you heard from Gabriela? I'm worried about her.
She'll be fine.
Don't worry.
I hope you're right.
We both know that it's hard to go through something like that.
This doesn't look like the house of someone who lives off bribery.
It's registered under his name.
Are you sure this is his only place? According to my investigation, yes.
He doesn't declare less than what he earns to the Treasury.
His numbers are clean.
He takes care of himself, huh? There's no tail to step on.
Everything looks normal.
- Nothing suspicious? - Nothing.
Apparently, he's clean.
The guy lives a humble life, the life any other public officer should lead.
They wanted to tie our hands through the union and dictate what we should do.
We couldn't allow that, so we decided to get together, Federica, Borja, and I, to start to describe what we were going through here in Tijuana, things that most of the media were silent about.
We tried to do critical journalism, closer to the people.
A journalism that confronts power before making toasts with them.
I had this friend who would celebrate his birthdays with a congressman.
That's not journalism.
How are you doing? Do you still believe they're coming for you? Many years ago in addition to executing a man, they put up a sign to threaten me.
They used an icepick to stab that onto his chest.
The police assigned guards to me for several days.
I didn't leave the house for weeks.
The truth is fear paralyzed me.
I thought I wasn't going to get out of that state, to get out of there.
Till one afternoon, I was watching football with my guard "Look, man, in this business, if someone wants to kill you, they will do it, even if you have 20 motherfucking guards.
" "Go outside, go to work", he said.
"It's the only way to get over this".
And I did.
Any progress on the antichlor deliveries? Yes, there's a guy an expert who signed each one of the movements of the chemicals entries.
What's the expert's name? I started seeing the double standards of Tijuana society.
From its darkest sides to the high elite, Tijuana is a highly contrasted society, and I think it's really important to report that.
Yes, tell me.
I sent you the link.
You got it? Let me see.
I got into the expert's profile.
Pablo García Cabañas.
Look, go to the search engine, top left.
Not the general search, the friends' search.
Type "Beatriz Garcia.
" I think that's his daughter.
If you go into her photo gallery, there in "Albums" Yes? What about the sailboat? Those cost a lot, huh? I think we've got him.
- Come on.
- Hey, I've got to go.
I'll talk to Borja about this.
Good one, Gaby.
- Come on.
- Yes, let's go.
Everything's okay.
It's nice, right? Calm down.
Everything's okay.
Good afternoon.
Ten dollars.
Ten dollars a photo.
- What do you think? Pretty, huh? - Pretty.
How much for the photo? Ten dollars.
Ten dollars.
How much for kids' parties? I don't know what you mean.
Look, man.
I just want to have a good time.
Blue shoes or pink shoes? Blue.
Look, here too.
I've got what you're looking for.
Twelve years old.
Nice boy.
Very cooperative.
Ray, Ray! Come here.
Say hi to this man.
Smile! Hide it! Hide it! You'll go across the street.
Alicia Motel.
You'll go into room 23.
Hey! What are you doing? Come here! - What's your name? - Ray.
- How old are you, Ray? - Twelve.
Hey, do you come here often? Yes.
Your buddies too? Yes, everybody.
What is it? BOAT PARTY TODAY Hello.
I've got room 23.
You're really alone here, huh? Here you go.
Turn left and go down the hall.
You'll see it.
Take a seat.
Do you want to take photos of me? No, no.
So, what do you want? I want to ask you a few questions.
- Is that okay? - Yes.
Are you tipping me? No, I'll give you something much better than a tip.
I'll buy you something.
Okay? I'm a journalist.
- You know what that is? - No.
Well, journalists investigate stuff and we try to tell people about the things that are going on and are wrong.
Well, people read what we write and find out what's going on.
So, two friends of mine are coming here now.
I want you to meet them.
They are colleagues of mine, they're journalists too.
And they're going to ask you a few questions, okay? - Okay.
- And then, we'll go for tacos.
What is this? I'm selling my shares.
I'm going to need money to start over in the US.
Do you know what you'll do there? At first, I'll start writing.
I won't buy a thing.
You'll regret this.
I won't deny it.
I love being part of Tijuana.
But that doesn't mean I'll be staying.
I want to be with my grandchildren, with my son.
Tijuana can carry on without me.
You've got valuable people, willing to risk it all.
There's Gabriela, your clone.
You and I had a common goal.
We said we had a promise to keep.
Part of being an adult is admitting that you can't always keep a promise.
Think about it, Federica.
Hey, Ray.
What about your parents? I don't live with them.
Why don't you live with your mom, Ray? She smokes meth every day.
Who do you live with? The burrero.
And what does he make you do? A lot of things.
Does he force you to go with men? Yes.
Do you like that? No.
Hey, if we could find a place for you to stay, would you come with us? He'll get mad and hit me.
What if we take you far away, where you don't have to see him, and never come back? Would you like that? Yes.
WHAT DOES THE MALÚ EYE SEE? Alex? What happened? No, no, no.
- Has this happened just now? - I've just opened it.
Take it away and have it printed again.
Right now! What a disaster, God.
My love.
You hate this, right? What? No, honey.
- No.
- Nothing is ready.
The lights aren't ready.
I swear, it's going to be perfect.
We just sent a photo for reprinting.
Relax, relax.
Everything's going to be fine.
It's all looking good.
- Really? - Yes! - Hello.
- Hello.
Excuse me, who owns this sailboat? A friend.
Why? I'm writing an article about sailboats for the magazine TJ Life.
Bea, come! She's from a magazine.
- Hello.
- Hi, I'm Gabriela.
- Beatriz, nice to meet you.
- Likewise.
I'm writing an article about sailboats for TJ Life, it's a magazine.
Oh, that's so cool.
Let's do it.
Hi, Eustaquio.
How are you? Very well, Lucía.
How are you, Eustaquio? I'm Lalo.
Nice to meet you, Lalo.
Eustaquio the clown.
- At your disposal.
- Sure, thanks a lot.
This is Ray.
Say hi.
What happened, my Ray? How are you? He's the one I mentioned.
He's a very nice man.
See? There are many kids here.
And the food is great.
Come in, Ray.
If you want to see the house Go.
Yes? You'll be safe here.
My Ray, everything will be okay.
Tamarindo? Look who's here.
The famous Ray.
Show him the house, okay? Go.
It's going to be okay.
You can trust Eustaquio, okay? Everything's going to be okay.
You can relax.
The kid will have everything he needs.
Beans and a roof over his head.
Thank you very much.
It's nothing, Lucía.
Eustaquio, the work you're doing here is great.
Are you staying for lunch? I've prepared beans.
- No, thanks.
Bon appetite.
- We'll come back soon.
- See you later.
- Great, thanks.
- This is your house.
- Thanks.
Come in, Tomatito.
Let's play dominoes.
Hey, it's so nice here.
- Right? I'm enjoying myself.
- Yes.
- Do you often give parties? - Yes.
All the time.
For a long time? No, I mean for about a year.
Did you name the boat? No, my dad did.
- What does it mean? - Mon Chou? My dad calls me that.
It's like a corny thing between my dad and me.
So, it was a gift? - It's not mine, it's my dad's.
- Okay.
Sof! Hi.
- How are you? - Fine.
Got plans? Yes, I do.
Yeah, you're right.
Bit of a surprise, huh? I just wanted to have a coffee, I dunno, chat for a while Look, it's obvious that you don't see what's going on here.
This won't happen again.
- Hi.
- Hi.
Who's that? Very well.
In the archives.
And Fede? She's watching Urbina's video.
- Fuck, man.
- Yeah.
We got him red-handed.
Sure, we knew about that.
Where are you? Playing bass with Moneda.
Yes, I hear the music.
I don't want to know what you're playing.
Hey, any news from Gabriela? I was with her She's a bit of a mess, but you know her.
She's tough.
She'll get over it before anyone else would.
Are you still in the archive? Look in the file.
A pack of cigarettes.
They should be rolled already.
- Yes, they're here.
- Juanchito! Okay.
- Have a wonderful time! - Go home, motherfucker.
I should say the same to you, Borja! If there's something we can trust, it's that Lalo always keeps his stash of weed here.
So? Do we smoke here? Well, that's one of the advantages of being the last ones to leave the office.
Do you remember when Pantera was the one with the weed? And you used to go berserk and then the three of us were smoking? But the fact is, we can't trust this man.
I've never trusted him.
What I don't get is why he's taking a photo of his photo.
I mean, he knows we're after him, but that's just too much ego, right? Federica I'm sorry.
I'm sorry I haven't been more understanding.
But now I'm beginning to feel absolutely alone.
Pantera got killed and I don't know if we'll ever confirm who did it.
And now you're leaving.
My grandfather would tell me that he spent all his time with three of his best friends.
And the three of them completed a solid four-legged table.
Each old man that died made that table wobble.
I don't know what the fuck I'll do to keep this one-legged table upright.
- A one-legged table! - Borja.
I don't know what to say.
No, don't say anything.
You don't need to say anything.
What is it? How do you know when someone is telling the truth or is just messing with you? What? Old ladies? Lately, whenever I have sex with someone, she doesn't want to do it again.
How often do you have sex? How would he know, man? You'll miss the experience of being with a real man.
You wish, asshole.
- It's taken.
- Not anymore.
What's your name? Elisa.
Elisa? Why so alone, Elisa? Don't be a jerk.
You know I'm not alone.
Besides, my boyfriend will be here any minute.
That gay man is your boyfriend? I thought he was your lady friend.
You borrow her razor and stuff? - You're so funny.
- Let's go to my beach house.
Leave me alone.
I'll give you one last chance.
Take it.
- I'll ask you again.
- That's my seat.
He's leaving.
Take care, man.
You think you're so funny, huh? It's one of my talents.
I've got some more, man.
Will you leave already? Find your own woman, man.
What for? Yours is pretty cute, man.
- Yes, right? - Yeah, man.
You hit like a girl.
Make it real, man.
Don't you? Fuck, man.
You want me to teach you how to fight, asshole? - Now! - Fuck you, man! - I'll kill you, asshole! - Enough! - Let go of me! - Easy, man! - Don't touch me, jerk! - Easy, asshole!