New Original CANAL + Creation, Paris Police 1900 plunges us into a fascinating investigation into the heart of a torn French Republic. Date, casting, teaser: the details of this ambitious and captivating thriller carried by Jérémie Laheurte.
Definitely, CANAL + has decided to make the public travel through time in this year 2021. After the brilliant UFO (s) tracked down by Melvil Poupaud transported us to the Giscard years for our greatest happiness, it was at the very beginning of the 20th century that the public will meet from February 8, thanks to Paris Police 1900. Created by the comic book writer Fabien Nury, produced by Emmanuel Doucé and directed by Julien Despaux, this new Original Creation highlights a dark era of French history, where shenanigans and sulphurous secrets mingle with extremist threats and political and social changes. What to fill the fans of costumes, History, but also and especially the amateurs of obscure and fascinating intrigues …
PARIS POLICE 1900, ONLY ON CANAL + FROM FEBRUARY 8
1899: President Félix Faure has just died. While France is torn by the Dreyfus affair and the Republic risks being shattered in the face of nationalist, anti-Semitic leagues and the anarchist threat, a suitcase containing a corpse is found in the Seine. Propelled to the head of the investigation, the young ambitious inspector Antoine Jouin (Jérémie Laheurte) will cross the path of many key figures, from the first female lawyer Jeanne Chauvin (Eugénie Derouand), to the prefect Lépine (Marc Barbé), by the way by courtesan Marguerite Steinheil (Evelyne Brochu) converted into a spy … Divided into 8 episodes of 52 minutes, this thrilling thriller brings together a first-rate cast and lifts the veil on sets and costumes licked for a dark, brutal and oh how immersive. Appointment made on February 8 for a journey through an era that is beautiful in name only!
Paris Police 1900, only on CANAL + from February 8, 2021 with two episodes per evening for four weeks. The 8 episodes will be available in full on myCANAL.
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