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The Mechanism

Season 1 2018

  • 2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 on Netflix
  • 60 mins
  • 8 hours, 0 mins (8 episodes)
  • Brazil
  • Portuguese
  • Crime, Drama

A scandal erupts in Brazil during an investigation of alleged government corruption via oil and construction companies. Loosely inspired by true events.

8 episodes

1x01 Car Wash

  • Series Premiere

    2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 — 60 mins

Police officer Marco Ruffo's family is threatened as he attempts to take down money-laundering criminal Roberto Ibrahim.

1x02 Halvah

  • 2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 — 60 mins

Ten years later, Verena continues her investigation into Ibrahim and the currency dealers who work with him.

1x03 Cold Winds from the South

  • 2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 — 60 mins

While the team works hard to pull off an operation involving multiple targets, important evidence goes missing.

1x04 False Wall

  • 2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 — 60 mins

Guilhome gets assistance from a surprising source. Verena goes after João Pedro as Judge Rigo weighs a momentous decision.

1x05 Red Eyes

  • 2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 — 60 mins

Verena feels like she can't trust anybody anymore. Ibrahim's wife is angered by what he has been doing in jail.

1x06 They Knew It All

  • 2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 — 60 mins

The team pursues charges against João Pedro's family in an effort to get him to talk. A leak threatens to dismantle the entire operation.

1x07 One Last Breath

  • 2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 — 60 mins

Club 13 rushes to secure an agreement with the attorney general. A sewage leak opens Ruffo's eyes to small-scale corruption's parallels to Jet Wash.

1x08 Doomsday

  • 2018-03-23T11:00:00+09:00 — 60 mins

Verena receives devastating personal news. Ruffo re-evaluates his priorities. Dimas and Claudio find out the fate of the "Doomsday" operation.