Paulina eventually accepts Diego's innocence and loyalty to her family, handing herself in to the police for the soliciting at the cabaret. [123], The only marketing for the surprise funeral episode came shortly after its release to the platform, in a tweet from Manolo Caro; it also has its own Netflix poster. [22], Chilean actor Tiago Correa as young Ernesto had been announced in November 2019, and he had appeared in a photograph with young Virginia and Salomón in the final episode of season 2;[19] on March 6, 2020, Isabel Burr and Javier Jattin were revealed as the young Virginia and Salomón, with Ximena Sariñana's involvement being announced, too. Solà says that it is either a good black comedy, or a "Sharknado telenovela" spoof. Meanwhile, Julián tries to find a proper job and reignites his relationship with Diego, but also works a rentboy hustle in secret. [40] Guillermo Espinosa of Mujer Hoy said that the show "has shaken the foundations of the telenovela genre".[32][transl. [16], Having worked with Caro and Suárez before, Teresa Ruiz says that the character of Marilú was developed for her to have a role in the show. [88] Lobeira has known Suárez "all [her] life"[93][transl. (first) at Nice, France, 10 th March 1968 (civil) and at Cannes, France, 11 th March 1968 (relig.) [228], The show has made two 'best-of' lists created by The Hollywood Reporter. [180], Reviews of the show were generally positive, and Cecilia Suárez has been repeatedly singled out and praised for her performance as Paulina;[Refs 4] her role on the show was reverently described by Javier Zurro as: "And here she entered, Cecilia Suárez, a whirlwind discovered in La casa de las flores who took everything. Eight months before the outset of season 2, shortly after the events of season 1, Virginia dies. 27], The full 13-episode first season was released on Netflix on August 10, 2018. Scholar Elia Cornelio-Marí suggests that the two contrasting parodies show "the love-hate relationship that Netflix has with melodrama, making fun of the genre but promoting it at the same time". 55] and a character who can know everyone's secrets. On October 2, another marketing video, also focused on Paulina speaking, was released. Diego and Julián reconcile. 1: 28 When you watch the credits after an episode of, The likeness of Castro as Virginia appears in the second and third seasons, and. [155][CN 1] Piñeiro Otero also compares the similar situations initiating both The House of Flowers and Desperate Housewives to reiterate the former's genre as black comedy, writing that while the dead woman of Desperate Housewives was well-respected and an equal member of their rich neighborhood, Roberta is not and often simply called "the hanged lady"[transl. 34] but are "supposed to be saying something really important, [Paulina] interrupts the dialogue"[transl. [32] Zurro concluded, in contrast to his dismal outlook on the season, that "of course, Paulina de la Mora is still there, and she and Cecilia Suárez are still the rulers of the series",[transl. In the Best Miniseries or Television Series category, The House of Flowers was nominated but lost to the Paco León-created Arde Madrid. Season 2 premiered on October 18, 2019, and the final season was released on April 23, 2020. The cult move into the de la Mora family home, while Paulina softens to Alejo and begins to plot against Diego, and Elena gets closer to Simón. [149] Noting that the use of music in streaming series is necessarily different from films and scheduled television because of unpredictable viewing habits, and interacting with Rick Altman's theory of flow,[150] Avila writes that The House of Flowers uses music to underscore the narrative and to help signify aspects of the Mexican telenovela in the show. [14], Casting for season 2 was announced as it began filming, first on February 5 with Spanish cast members María León, Eduardo Rosa as Alejo, and Eduardo Casanova as Edu, and then with Mexican actors on February 18: Loreto Peralta as Rosita, Flavio Medina as Simón, Anabel Ferreira as Celeste, and Mariana Treviño as Jenny Quetzal. [92] Caleb Torres García for Quién wrote that the imagery shows Paulina as the "matriarch and martyr"[transl. The family gather for Virginia's will to be read, exposing several truths that are uncomfortable for Paulina. It also broke the Netflix record in Mexico as the most-viewed second season of any show in its first week ever. [88] According to her, the image of Julián – intentionally in black and white – was the hardest to paint, because each reference photo she was sent of Yazbek Bernal had a different expression,[93] while Ernesto was a challenge because Ríos had not yet been cast when she started work. Their grandmother, Victoria Aguirre, arrives to take over. Victoria's rudeness makes Delia turn antagonistic through the season, resulting in a confrontation where Victoria falls and dies just after Chiva's warning. [87] Billboard's Griselda Flores said the third season's song choices "capture the zeitgeist of the 1970s in Mexico". Micaéla loses the final of Talento México to Rosita, but is invited to be part of a lip-sync group with her and Bruno. Salomón fails to perform when Virginia wants to lose her virginity, and she turns to Pato. [65] Casting for season 2 was announced as it began filming, first on February 5 with Spanish cast members, and then with Mexican actors on February 18. [31] The second and third seasons were filmed at the same time. [206], Scholar Smith explained that clips of Paulina's memorable lines uploaded to the Internet by fans have received hundreds of thousands of views, and that t-shirts featuring the quotes were shortly after being sold on Amazon. It noted, however, that the character's voice and Tafil use are creatively coincidental as they were conceived of separately during the show's development:[205] Suárez said that the voice came through a process of improvisation during filming,[32] with Caro liking it[33][199] and having her re-record some of the early scenes to match. [39] On the theme of social facade, Suárez has said that "lies are a recurrent element in all of Manolo [Caro]'s work right from his first short. [98], The third season portrait, measuring 1.8 m × 2.8 m (5.9 ft × 9.2 ft),[99] was also completed in about three weeks. 1: 27 21] before she designed the first portrait, she was sent character descriptions and a synopsis of the story. 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