Tag: CAPA Drama

Success for new Capa Drama TV movie on France 2


This Wednesday January 20th, CAPA DRAMA premiered successfully in prime time its newest TV movie, THE BASTILLE KILLER, A WOMAN’S FIGHT (90′) to over 6 million viewers on main public broadcaster France 2.

This adaptation of an eponymous autobiography by Martine Monteil, the first women to head all of France’s police services, tells of the hunt for one of France’s most renowned killers, a dangerous sociopath by the name of Guy Georges. But hunting down such a criminal took professionnal and personal strength, trying to overcome work rivalries that threatened the investigation & sexist behaviors from her colleagues that didn’t always appreciate her drive for the truth.

Warm reception for “Versailles” on Canal+


Historical drama VERSAILLES premiered this Monday November 16th in prime time on commercial subscription-broadcaster Canal+. The first 2 episodes of season 1 (10×52′) were watched by 1 million viewers and 19.2% of the channel’s subscribers.The series follows the rise to power of young king Louis XIV and his transformation into the Sun King, the king of kings and France’s most famous reign. Produced by Capa Drama, the series is lauded as being the most expensive in the history of French TV.


Set against a backdrop of power, love, betrayal and war, Versailles promises a unique take on a defining period of French history. The year is 1667 and King Louis XIV is a 28-year-old monarch on the cusp of greatness. A ruthless leader, he will stop at nothing to achieve his vision of creating the most beautiful palace in Europe and seizing absolute control of France and his enemies.

More exclusive content and information on the series can be found on the Canal+ website, Facebook et Twitter

“Murder in Etretat” called in on France 3


© Nathalie GUYON / Capa Drama / France Télévisions

This Saturday April 4th at 8 :50pm on public broadcaster France 3, producer Capa Drama premieres « Murder in Etretat », a police drama TV movie and a new episode in the series showcasing different French towns & regions as backdrops to police mysteries & investigations …

Here, a man is found dead having fallen from the famous cliffs of Etretat in Normandy close to the sea. The police discovers a threatening letter in his car, leading them to believe it’s murder rather than suicide they’re investigating. The 2 lieutenants in charge of the investigation, played by famous model Adriana Karembeu and renowned French TV actor Bruno Madinier, team up for the first time to try and uncover the dead man’s secrets.

Capa Drama, winner of 2 awards at the Luchon TV Festival

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Capa Drama was awarded two prizes at this year’s Luchon TV Festival for MARIE CURIE, UNE FEMME SUR LE FRONT.

Directed by Alain Brunard, this 90’ docu-fiction, to be broadcast in the upcoming months on France 2, was crowned Best Program/Mini-Series by the festival audience and its lead actress, Dominique Reymond, won Best Female Actress for her role as the famous scientist.


©Lionel Epp/ Capa Drama / France Télévisions

This fiction tells of the efforts of the Physics Nobel prize winner and of Claudius Regaud to develop on the front lines on World War I new treatment methods such as radiology, thus furthering medical care and inventing the modern-day hospital.

TANGO back in action on France 2

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On Friday June 7th and 14th at 8:45 pm, Capa Drama presents on France 2 in prime-time two new 90’ episodes of police series TANGO, based on the novel by Elisa Vix,  “Whiplash” and “The crow’s revenge”.

Following a pilot episode broadcasted in November 2010, Captain Sauvage and his faithful lieutenant are back for new adventures.

In “Whiplash”, a body disappears from the morgue and Joana has to force her otherwise occupied and reluctant boss Sauvage to investigate this strange case.

In the second episode broadcast the following week, a sordid case has rocked the world of the “La Gréco” institute. The administrator is found dead, thrown off the chapel’s bell tower! Sauvage and Joana investigate, while new accusations, both public and intimate, keep surfacing in spectacular and dark ways !

To learn more about the series, http://www.capatv.com/?page_id=17061

BRAQUO winner at the 2012 International Emmy Awards


Nominated in the “Best Drama Series” category with BRAQUO – Season 2, one of its most famous productions, CAPA DRAMA won the Emmy during the 2012 International Emmy Awards ceremony that took place November 19th in New-York.


After two highly-successful seasons of 8×52’ on Canal+, both in terms of audience and viewer appreciation, this quality French cop series already sold in 30 countries confirms its international potential.

Created by Olivier Marchal, season 2 of the series written by Abdel Raouf Dafri tells the adventures of 4 cops whose lifes are forever changed by the suicide of one of their colleagues accused of illegal dealings. Season 3 is set for next year on Canal+!

Congratulations to the show’s team & to CAPA Drama for this award!Braquo_emmy_une2

BRAQUO 2, soon on CANAL+


Synopsis: For Eddy Caplan, Walter Morlighem, Roxanne Delgado and Théo Wachewski… This is the end!

The members of the SDPJ92 group, gone on a crusade in the name of the memory of their friend commandant Max Rossi, stops by the top of a hill cornered by police special forces.
Time to payback and to lay shame and disgrace has come.

Watch the trailer:

About Season 2:

An original creation of Canal + with 8 episodes of 52 minutes
Created by Olivier Marchal and written by Abdel Raouf Dafri with Edgar Marie, David Defendi and Philippe Haïm
Directed by Philippe Haïm (episodes 1 to 4) and Eric Valette (episodes 5 to 8).
Autumn 2011 on CANAL+ !


With Jean-Hugues Anglade (Eddy Caplan), Nicolas Duvauchelle (Théo Vachewski), Karole Rocher (Roxane Delgado), Joseph Malerba (Walter Morlighem), Samuel Le Bihan (Gabriel Marceau), Hubert Koundé (Jonas Luanda),Alain Figlarz (Serge Lemoine), Geoffroy Thiebaut (Roland Vogel)…

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