Every day, find the program of films and series to watch on TV. Tonight: Scarlett Johansson at Luc Besson, a new TV movie on TF1 and a new British police miniseries.
THE FILM OF THE DAY
Motivated by the release of Avatar, Luc Besson embarked on a science fiction project with the largest budget in the history of his company EuropaCorp. Lucy represents a decisive step in the filmmaker’s internationalist strategy. A successful step since the film boasts of a prestigious record: that of the biggest success of French cinema at the world box office with nearly 459 million dollars of receipts. With 5 million admissions in France, the blockbuster performed particularly well in the United States, where it offered Luc Besson and Scarlett Johansson their respective biggest starts, but also in China, where it attracted 6 million. spectators in just 10 days!
Lucy by Luc Besson with Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Min-sik Choi …
From 16 years old
Tonight on TMC at 9:15 p.m.
ALSO ON TV TONIGHT
TF1 – 9:05 p.m.
Don’t Abandon Me by Didier Bivel with Michaël Youn, Manon Azem, Maxime Bergeron …
How do you manage to build yourself up when you are constantly uprooted? Achille, 12, has had a bitter experience. After ten years of happiness, the young boy must leave his foster family to live with strangers, while his mother ardently demands his return to her. Romain, the educator who follows him, will fight to protect Achilles and offer him a chance to overcome new and painful trials.
France 2 – 9:05 p.m.
The Art of Crime with Nicolas Gob, Eléonore Bernheim, Philippe Duclos …
Season 5 Episode 2: It is at the Louvre that Antoine and Florence start their second investigation. A man, a great fan of the painter Eugène Delacroix, was assassinated, after having admired the famous painting of Liberty leading the people. The only witness to the tragedy, Simon, a teenager with extraordinary memory capacities. If he didn’t see the murderer’s face, his hypermnesia could still put investigators on his trail. Simon is in danger. Pursued by killers, Antoine and Florence must flee with him and protect him.
CANAL + – 9:10 p.m.
Time with Sean Bean, Stephen Graham, Siobhan Finneran …
From 12 years old
Season 1 Episode 1: Fifty-year-old Mark Cobden took four years to accidentally kill a man. In the penitentiary where he was admitted, Cobden, consumed by guilt, meets Eric McNally, principal supervisor; he gradually discovers the prison universe, governed by specific codes and rules. For his part, McNally comes under pressure from an inmate.
Arte – 8:55 p.m.
Place Vendôme by Nicole Garcia with Catherine Deneuve, Jacques Dutronc, Jean-Pierre Bacri …
When her husband died, the jeweler Vincent Mallivert, Marianne, who had long since sunk into alcoholism, found seven magnificent diamonds in her safe. By examining them, Marianne, who was once an active and ambitious broker, rediscovers the gestures and instincts she had lost. These stones, others seek them, covet them. Despite the obscure pressures emerging around her, Marianne does not let go of the diamonds, as if she felt that her life was playing out in their enigma.
C8 – 9:15 p.m.
The great fight of Don Camillo by Carmine Gallone with Fernandel, Gino Cervi, Claude Sylvain …
The elections are approaching. For Peppone, who dreams of being an MP, this is a crucial time. But Don Camillo does not hear it that way and will do everything to disrupt the plans of power of the Communist mayor. Their rivalry then becomes fiercer than ever.
W9 – 9:05 p.m.
Taken 2 by Olivier Megaton with Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen …
From 16 years old
In Taken, Bryan Mills, a former CIA agent with such special skills, managed to snatch his daughter from the hands of a mafia gang. A year later, the chief of the clan demands revenge. This time, it is after him that they have it.