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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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 !
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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!
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.
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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)…