Camille Lou and Thierry Neuvic are coming soon in the new France 3 series, “J’ai menti”. Audrey (Camille Lou) will set off in pursuit of a serial killer and will have to face her old lies.
I lied : on the trail of a serial killer
In I lied, the new thriller soon to be broadcast on France 3, Camille Lou plays Audrey, a young woman who enjoys life to the fullest. In Biarritz, she surfs, strolls on the beach and parties regularly. But his life will take a dramatic turn. One evening, with her boyfriend, they are going to break into a villa and steal a valuable necklace.
A fire interrupts their evening and Audrey ends up wandering alone in the forest. It is at this moment, that it is done assaulted by a stranger who tries to kill her. Fortunately, the young woman manages to escape him and returns to her family. Her boyfriend has only one worry: that Audrey will reveal their break-in to the police.
So she goes lie to the police, notably to Commander Joseph Layrac (Thierry Neuvic). Sixteen years later, this lie will have dramatic consequences. Indeed, we find her mother, lawyer, and the discovery of corpse of a young girl in the woods of Biarritz will immediately bring back its past.
Inspired by the story of Elisabeth Ortega
Series I lied is worn by Camille Lou, revealed in The Bazard of Charity. The actress also stars in the French remake of This is us entitled I promise you which is currently preparing season 2. In I lied, she forms an effective duo with Thierry Neuvic. Their relationship is complex and the strength of the series lies in the unique bond that is forged between the investigator and the victim.
The fiction of France 3 is freely inspired by the story of Elisabeth Ortega, the only survivor of serial killer Guy Georges. The latter, also called “the killer of eastern Paris”, had attempted to assassinate the young woman in 1995, who had managed to escape. He was convicted in April 2001 for seven murders.
The series walks us around between two eras, 2003, the year of Audrey’s assault and 2019, the year of Mayalen’s murder, the young woman found in the forest. Casting side, we find Marilyn Lima (SKAM France), Christopher Bayemi (Luther), Roxane Bret (sat), Hubert Delattre (Blank Zone), Annelise Hesme (Nina), Hélène Seuzaret or Stephan Guérin-Tillié.