France 3 is broadcasting this evening the unpublished unit “Meurtres à Marie-Galante”, with Pascal Légitimus, Anne Caillon (“Tomorrow belongs to us”), Firmine Richard, and Laurent Voulzy. Did this detective film with sunny settings convince the critics?
What is it about ?
In Marie-Galante, the body of Roméo, a specialist educator, is found drowned in the Punch Pond. Ophélie Villedieu, who heads the local border police branch, has to team up with Léopold Lacarrière, commander of the Versailles SRPJ, who arrives at the same time to take a break in his native island.
However, Romeo had been threatened with death by Pierre-Henri dit PH, Leo’s own godson, a young man barely out of prison for petty crime and who is nowhere to be found. However, investigators are also interested in the political track against a background of illegal migration, while the island is in the midst of a campaign for municipal elections …
Murders at Marie-Galante, directed by Marc Barrat and written by Sandro Agénor and Sabine Dabadie.
With Pascal Légitimus, Anne Caillon, Firmine Richard, France Zobda, Eric Viellard, Nicolas Van Beveren, and the exceptional participation of Laurent Voulzy.
Saturday November 6 at 9:05 p.m. on France 3, and already available on Salto
What the press thinks …
According to Télé 7 jours:
“Another success for this new Murders which takes us to the islands for the duration of a smoothly conducted episode, against a background of migration. Until the end, the spectator is held in suspense, with as a bonus, the appearance of the singer Laurent Voulzy! ” 3.5 / 5
According to Télé Loisirs:
“One year after” Murders in Cayenne “, the director Marc Barrat finds Anne Caillon for a new investigation where the police intrigue intersects with social concerns of a burning topicality. Faced with the actress, Pascal Légitimus convinces as a deceptively relaxed but very concerned by this complex affair. ” 3/5
According to Cable Sat TV:
“The natural settings are beautiful, the cast is nice, and the plot is entertaining.” 3/5
According to Télé Star:
“A rather pleasant TV movie despite an agreed plot.” 2.5 / 5
According to Télé Z:
“The cast is enticing, the decor sublime, the story interesting, yet the whole thing does not have the expected flavor.” 2/5