What is 3% (TV) About?
3% is a Brazilian dystopian thriller series created by Pedro Aguilera. Set in a future where the world is divided between the impoverished Inland and the advanced and utopian Offshore, the show follows the journey of a group of individuals vying for a chance to escape the hardships of the Inland and join the elite society of the Offshore. In this deeply divided society, every individual, upon reaching the age of 20, can participate in the Process, a series of rigorous and psychological tests that determine who is worthy of ascending to the Offshore. Through a series of captivating and suspenseful episodes, the show delves into the lives of the candidates, each with their own motives and secrets, as they undergo physical, emotional, and psychological challenges in their quest for a better life. As the candidates face the harsh realities of the Process, they must confront their beliefs, make difficult choices, and navigate the web of deceit and manipulation that surrounds them. With its thought-provoking exploration of social inequality, power dynamics, and the multifaceted nature of humanity, 3% takes viewers on a thrilling and captivating journey into a dark and complex future.
The first episode of 3% aired on November 25, 2016 and the most recent episode to air was on August 14, 2020.