Sergeant André Surprenant leads an ordinary life in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine with her teenage daughter. His world changes when Rosalie Richard, a young woman of 18 years and mayor's ... See full summary »
Sergeant André Surprenant leads an ordinary life in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine with her teenage daughter. His world changes when Rosalie Richard, a young woman of 18 years and mayor's daughter is found murdered and raped on a cliff by the sea. Inspector Gingras arrives from Montreal to try to solve the murder. Seeing that the police of the metropolis focuses on ambiguous facts and seems to seek a suspect predetermined Surprising decides to conduct his own investigation with his partner, Genevieve Savoie, who is secretly in love with him. All the villagers are potential suspects. Written by
This film could also be titled : When Culombo swaps his raincoat for a Sureté du Québec uniform. A taught well-knit yarn with rich characters. A classic whodunit that keeps us guessing all the while even though the evidence was out there for all to see. The characters are real and down to earth, very believable. The film also makes good use of the splendid scenery offered by the locale, the unique Iles de la Madeleine in Québec. A good, non-pretentious and entertaining film. If you have friends in law enforcement, I strongly recommend this film which showcases the work of a simple policeman dedicated to his profession with decency and integrity.
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