maria’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Maria’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: Maria is Tomas’ sister. Actually more than that. He has been counting on her since their mother died, so forever. Maria has no life of her own — but she has her … Continue reading

ben’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Ben’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: Ben is a student veteran. He enrolled in the army in July 2001, when he was 17. Three months later 9/11 happened. He is now a graduate student of Alis’, his studies … Continue reading

cybil’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Cybil’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: Cybil is an artist. She takes pictures of people when they are most beautiful – when they are in love – in tribute to her father, who was a professional photographer and … Continue reading

peter’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Peter’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: Peter is a cheater. But he is also always right. In short: He is a lawyer. He thinks he knows life. He thinks everything is under control. Till one day he loses … Continue reading

sila’s playlist

42 Seconds of Happiness is a multi-protagonist, nonlinear story. This playlist traces Sila’s storyline through all its first season chapters. The short version: Sila has dedicated her life to a man, managing to hold him by getting pregnant every time it looked like he might leave. And now he is ready to go again, and … Continue reading

chapter forty two | breaking up

‘Can you open the door?’ – ‘I can. I’m good at that,’ answers Cybil, but that is as far from the truth as it can be. Maria walks on Cybil sleeping with someone else. A guy. It blows her mind. This is all too much, and it triggers her feeling that she’s not enough. She’s … Continue reading