The last season of House of Cards (watch here) finally wins the screens of the world after a whole year of turbulence. Last year’s move against sexual abuse in the film industry knocked down the star of the show.
Kevin Spacey was dismissed from production when it was starting its filming, which brought a necessity for the series to be rethought. The solution was simple: kill the character.
Claire, therefore, becomes a queen of a kind. Her power is immense and she has the cold blood necessary to maintain the same respect that Frank possessed. However, in order to keep respectability and power concentrated in her hands, she must face some political dangers that come from a powerful family that donates to her presidential campaign. Thus, the eight episodes that conclude the saga of House of Cards show that, even in politics, the maxim “what goes around, comes around” is true. At the same time that Claire succeeds in being as dirty, irresponsible and manipulative as her dead husband, she begins to receive back all the bravado and collusions they themselves made in order to reach the maximum American power.
Many people doubted that House of Cards would have a decent ending with all the confusion surrounding its main star. Fortunately, the scriptwriter and the production team managed to find an honorable exit for the story, which was shocking enough to make this production continue to be one of the biggest highlights of Netflix even after it has been closed. Its conclusion is astounding, very well written and directed, and only enhances the product as a whole.
At the end of the day, as expected, we witnessed the rise and fall of a woman engulfed by addiction to power. As it is said in the popular saying, “power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely”.
Synopsis 1: She’s got the power, and she’s forging her own path. But ruthless enemies will stop at nothing to sabotage her reign.
Synopsis 2: With Frank out of the picture, Claire Underwood steps fully into her own as the first woman president, but faces formidable threats to her legacy.
Age rating: 18