alis’ playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Alis’ storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: When she witnesses her husband Tomas’ what-do-I-care reaction to her serious health verdict, Alis is forced to re-examine her marriage. With a new found respect for life’s brevity she embarks on an affair — with Marc.

tomas’ playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Tomas’ storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: He is the victim of a decision he didn’t make, which will change his life forever. Confronted by Alis’ decision to separate, he realizes how much he loves his child — a love that will soon lead him to extremes.

ike’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Ike’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: Ike has it all – an amazing career, a loving wife, a much wanted child, soon another – and he is anxious to lose it all. Where does his fear come from?

felice’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Felice’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: A career woman struggling between work, motherhood and marriage. At times she is resentful of her husband for prioritizing his career, because that is exactly what she would like to do too, and what she has always done – before she became the mother of a child she adores. She belongs to the generation of women who were raised to have it all, in a world where she cannot have it all.

vineke’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Vineke’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: Vineke is Peter’s second wife — he left the first one because of her, so deep inside she feels he will do it again. And she is right: Peter is a cheater. But he does not want to lose her, or so he says.

marc’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Marc’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: Marc is married, and he has an affair with a married woman. As far as he’s concerned this is the best deal one can have. Till Alis decides to break her marriage.