Three years after its launch, “Maroni”, with Stéphane Caillard and Adama Niane, returns to Arte for a season 2 with the subtitle “The territory of shadows”. Did the press get carried away by the mysticism of these new episodes?
What is it about ?
While the search dragged on to find Dialo, Chloe had to suddenly leave Guyana: her mother, who commanded the gendarmerie brigade of the small archipelago of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, had just committed suicide.
Chloe returns to the island that saw her grow up, facing a past that she fled and with the firm intention of leaving as quickly as possible: every day spent far from Dialo’s research weighs on her, to the point of disturbing her perception. of the real. She is only there to regulate her mother’s affairs and especially the future of François, her mentally disabled brother. But when the corpse of a young man is found in the island’s landfill, the community’s suspicions quickly fall on François …
Maroni – the land of shadows (6×45 ‘), directed by Olivier Abbou, and written by Olivier Abbou, Camille Lugan, Angelo Cianci, and Jean-Charles Paugam.
With Stéphane Caillard, Axel Granberger, Samuel Jouy, Adama Niane, Paul Hamy, …
Thursdays May 20 and 27 on Arte, and available in full on arte.tv until June 25.
What the press thinks …
According to Cable Sat TV:
“Even more powerful emotionally and formally mastered, this second season stands out as a breathtaking tale at the limits of the supernatural. Stéphane Caillard is striking.” 4/5
According to Télérama:
“If the common thread, panting, remains that of the thriller (…), it leads to wider horizons. (…) The great success of the series lies in its way, both sensitive and poetic, of creating dialogue the past and the present, the dream and the sordid reality, the living and their ghosts. ” 4/5
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According to Le Figaro:
“Those who liked the Conradian atmosphere of the Guyanese jungle should love the Eskimo atmosphere in the blizzard. (…) As in the first season, the heroes featured on screen in Maroni 2, including the impressive Paul Hamy and Axel Granberger, evolve in a ghostly reality full of more or less benevolent spirits, a very crazy world which constitutes the true common thread of the series. ” 4/5
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According to Télé Loisirs:
“Three years after the broadcast of the first season, we take the direction of the archipelago of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon, where the ghosts of the past will catch up with Constable Chloé (Stéphane Caillard). This detective fiction is still a beautiful one. invitation to travel, tinged with mysticism. ” 4/5
According to Télé Star:
“A great narrative wealth.” 3.5 / 5