42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Ending Explained
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42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Ending Explained

Last Updated on May 12, 2022 by Amrit Chatterjee

42 Days of Darkness is a Chilean thriller drama series based on actual life events.

The story of the disappearance and murder of Viviana Haeger in the year 2010 has been compiled into a book by Rodrigo Fluxam, a journalist.

The book “You Know Who: Notes on the Homicide of Viviana Haeger,” on which this thriller drama is loosely based, got published in the year 2019.

42 Days of Darkness revolves around the sudden disappearance of Veronica Montes and the aftermath of this incident.

Cecilia Montes, played by Claudia di Girolamo, is the elder sister of Veronica and is desperate to get justice for her younger sister Veronica Montes, played by Aline Kuppenheim, after her disappearance.

42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Ending Explained: The Plot of 42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Episode 6

42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Episode 6, which is also the final episode of this season, has been titled “Still in the Dark”.

At the beginning of 42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Episode 6, we find Mario Medina getting arrested for orchestrating his wife’s murder after Jaime’s confession.

However, it is not the end of the case, and justice has not yet been served to Veronica.

At the District Attorney’s office, a visibly frustrated Victor Pizzaro is told they don’t have a solid case against Mario.

Mario is most likely to come clean despite Jaime’s statement because there is no evidence of any interaction or transaction between Mario and Jaime.

Pizzaro visits the Internet cafe from where Jaime had made the call and finds it no longer exists. Pizzaro also tracks down the guy who worked at the cafe and had seen Jaime, but he refuses to testify in court.

Pizzaro goes to meet Nora, who is quite frustrated at the haphazard way the investigations were carried out and how the critical evidence was ignored.

She says that the investigating agency is more interested in hiding their mistakes than letting the truth come out.

Pizzaro also meets Braulio, who says that one cannot say with certainty that Mario is involved in the murder of Veronica, and Jaime could have made this all up.

Pizzaro later goes to meet Jaime’s daughter and learns that he has purchased some expensive stuff in the month of April 2021, while according to his statement, he had received some money from Mario in June.

Elsewhere, the media continues to hound Kari and Emi. So Kari puts up a board on her window which says “More News Less Sensationalism”.

42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Ending Explained
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42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Ending Explained: What happened in Finale?

Jaime Nunez Jara recreates the murder scene before the cops and the media. Two thousand six hundred forty-eight days after Veronica Montes’s murder, the jury holds Jaime guilty of murder and absolves Mario of all the charges.

A frustrated Pizzaro confronts Jaime asking him how much he has been paid to keep changing his statements.

At the end of 42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Episode 6, we find that Pizzaro has made peace with his son Joaco and even agrees to go to Santiago with him.


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At the end of 42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Episode 6, we also find that Mario has settled in life with his two daughters and that Kari has made peace with her aunt Cecilia.

As the title suggests, even after the ending of 42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Episode 6, we are still in the dark about exactly what could have happened to Veronica on the fateful day of June 29, 2010.

Unfortunately, with Jaime consistently changing his statements, we can’t say anything for sure.

42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Episode 6
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42 Days of Darkness Season 1 Episode 6 Release Date and Where To Watch It?

42 Days of Darkness Season 1, consisting of a total of six episodes, was released on the streaming platform Netflix on May 11, 2022.

42 Days of Darkness was directed by Gaspar Antillo and Claudia Huaiquimilla, and the screenplay was written by Claudia Huaiquimilla and Rodrigo Fluxá.

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