Secret agents, fugitive thieves, assassins on the run, professional con artists...An explosive cocktail of exciting thrillers, every Thursday at 9pm on TV5MONDE (Paris time).
AVEC LA PEAU DES AUTRES
Thurs 13th Aug at 9pm
A knife fight between two hardened spies..
A French intelligence officer is sent on a mission to Vienna. His mission is to get his hands on secret files gathered by his recently vanished colleague and friend. Taken prisoner by the enemy or double agent?
With Lino Ventura
Thurs 20th Aug at 9pm
A tangled story of guilty conscience.
Accused of the murder of an extreme right-wing journalist, Michel cannot bring himself to reveal the real culprits, two former resistance fighters.. Michel is haunted by the memory of another interrogation, 20 years earlier and on that day, facing the Gestapo, he cracked...
Awards: Silver Shell (San Sebastian 1962)
SCÈNES DE CRIMES
Thurs 27th Aug at 9pm
The harsh reality of a cop's life in a chilling and crime-filled arena.
A woman suddenly disappears in the Paris area. The police find nothing other than a blood-stained tourist pamphlet for Mauritius. In the course of their investigation, the police uncover the existence of a serial killer who has been active for several years...
Nomination (Best First Film, César 2001)
SANS ARME, NI HAINE, NI VIOLENCE
Thurs 3rd September at 9pm
A different take on the gangster movie.
On the run since 1977, the perpetrator of the famous Nice robbery has been taunting the authorities by meeting up with journalists on various occasions. A kind of Arsène Lupine, he is the polar opposite of organised crime and he longs to bask more in his glory...
By Jean-Paul Rouve
With Jean-Paul Rouve and Gilles Lellouche
Thurs 10th September at 9pm
The feverish passion for the game, the art of winning only to lose everything...
Consumed by a passion for gambling, a man plays in a casino on the Island of Madeira. A chance encounter may have saved him, but the young woman then also gets pulled into the hell of gambling. The couple then come into contact with the murky world of professional con artists...
With Jacques Dutronc
DRÔLE DE DRAME
Thurs 17th Sept at 9pm
Weird... did you say weird?
In this burlesque thriller, at a dinner party a self-righteous bishop denounces the novels of a successful author, Felix Chapel. Little does he know that behind this pseudonym is actually... his host! Misunderstandings, lies and absurd comedic situations... a mythical French comedy!
By Marcel Carné
Screenplay by Jacques Prévert
LE LIEU DU CRIME
Thurs 24th Sept at 9pm
A passion as unexpected as it is deadly.
In a Southwest village, a 14-year-old boy invents stories to pass the time. One day he comes across two fugitives who threaten him and extort money from him. An encounter that turns his life upside down...
By André Téchiné
With Catherine Deneuve, Victor Lanoux and Danielle Darrieux
★ Nominations (Cannes, 1986; César, 1987)
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