Soon, the criminal case concerning the murder of Alexia Daval will be adapted into a TV movie broadcast on TF1. The story entitled “Le Mystère Daval” is inspired by the book published by the parents of the victim. The channel has finally unveiled the broadcast date and the first photos of the actors.
The Daval Mystery : back on a tragic affair
After the affair of little Grégory, Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès or Michel Fourniret, another news item which has upset France has just been the subject of a television adaptation. This time it’s about the terrible story of Alexia Daval, murdered by her husband Jonathann. Not long ago, we learned that the production companies Gaumont and Nac films had acquired the rights to adapt the book. Alexia, our daughter, published on October 28, 2021, written by Isabelle and Jean-Pierre Fouillot, the parents of the young woman. This will give rise to a unit titled The Daval Mystery.
This tragic story took place in 2017. Two days after her disappearance, 29-year-old Alexia Daval was found dead on October 30. The partially charred body. After showing the face of a grieving widower for three months, alongside his in-laws, Jonathann Daval, the young woman’s husband, is arrested and taken into custody. It was only on January 30, 2018 that he confessed to having killed his wife. “accidentally”, before retracting. However, several months later, he confesses to his crime and is sentenced to 25 years of criminal imprisonment.
The TV movie The Daval Mystery will be broadcast Monday, September 12 on TF1. The unit will be followed by a documentary Daval case: The secrets of police custody retracing the custody of Jonathann Daval. To embody the couple, TF1 called on regulars of the channel since the two actors evolved in the daily soap opera tomorrow belongs to us. We therefore find in the role of Jonathann, Liam Baty, known as Rémy in the soap opera, as well as Maud Baecker, who plays Anna in Tomorrow belongs to us.
The parents of the victim will be camped by Michèle Bernier and Jérôme Anger. Some images of the fiction have been unveiled on the Web. Thus, we can see the actors reproduce identically photos taken from the press of 2017, in particular the white march sceneas on the Twitter post of the channel above, or even the speech of Jonathann, in tears.
Viewers will have to show a little patience before discovering the TV movie. The Daval Mystery will be broadcast on Monday September 12 on TF1.