The Motive is available in: Italian European Spanish [Original] Brazilian Portuguese European Spanish – Audio Description French German on Netflix Brazil

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Álvaro, a man obsessed with the idea of writing what he brands as “high literature,” manipulates the lives and feelings of the people around him to write about the consequences caused by his devious acts.

An aspiring writer with no imagination seeks inspiration for his novel by manipulating the lives of his neighbors so that he can write about them.


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The Motive (2017)
Rating: 6.6/10 (3,056 votes)
Director: Manuel Martín Cuenca
Writer: Javier Cercas (novel) Alejandro Hernández Manuel Martín Cuenca
Stars: Javier Gutiérrez María León Adelfa Calvo Adriana Paz
Runtime: 112 min
Rated: TV-MA
Genre: Comedy Drama
Released: 17 Nov 2017
Plot: A man obsessed with the idea of writing "high literature" starts to cause conflicts around him to write about it.