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Coffin Island 

L'île aux trente cercueils (original title)
Frankreich während des ersten Weltkrieges: Im Militärhospital Besancon hält sich Krankenschwester Véronique d'Hergemont (Claude Jade) seit 14 Jahren vor ihrem verhaßten Ehemann Vorski ... See full summary »
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Claude Jade ...  Véronique d'Hergemont 6 episodes, 1979
Jean-Paul Zehnacker Jean-Paul Zehnacker ...  Vorski 6 episodes, 1979
Yves Beneyton Yves Beneyton ...  Philippe Maroux 6 episodes, 1979
Pascal Sellier ...  Eric / ... 6 episodes, 1979
Georges Marchal ...  Antoine d'Hergemont 6 episodes, 1979
Julie Philippe ...  Elfriede 6 episodes, 1979
Marie Mergey Marie Mergey ...  Honorine 6 episodes, 1979
Pierre Semmler Pierre Semmler ...  Otto 6 episodes, 1979
Jean-René Gossart Jean-René Gossart ...  Conrad 6 episodes, 1979
Edith Perret Edith Perret ...  Gertrude Archignat 6 episodes, 1979
Pierrette Thévenon Pierrette Thévenon ...  Clémence Archignat 6 episodes, 1979
Dominique Marcas ...  Sidonie Archignat 6 episodes, 1979
Armand Babel Armand Babel ...  Corréjou 6 episodes, 1979
Jean Le Mouël Jean Le Mouël ...  LeGoff 6 episodes, 1979
Jean-Claude Jay Jean-Claude Jay ...  Le médecin-Chef 6 episodes, 1979
Jean Bollery Jean Bollery ...  Capitaine Lefore, du service des renseignements 6 episodes, 1979
Jean-Pierre Moreux Jean-Pierre Moreux ...  Joseph, le valet 6 episodes, 1979
Paula Dehelly Paula Dehelly ...  La mère Supèrieure 6 episodes, 1979
Christian Heliou Christian Heliou ...  Un vieux pêcheur 6 episodes, 1979
Guillaume Kergourlay Guillaume Kergourlay ...  Un vieux pêcheur 6 episodes, 1979
Madeleine Rohan Madeleine Rohan ...  Une vieille Bretonne 6 episodes, 1979
Yvette Harmonic Yvette Harmonic ...  Une jeune bretonne 6 episodes, 1979
Alain Guhur Alain Guhur ...  Le soldat blessé 6 episodes, 1979
Catherine Chevallier Catherine Chevallier ...  Yannick au cinéma 6 episodes, 1979
Xavier Pineau Xavier Pineau ...  Le jeune berger 6 episodes, 1979
Brigitte Guhur Brigitte Guhur 6 episodes, 1979
Elisabeth Rambert Elisabeth Rambert ...  La nurse 6 episodes, 1979
Martine Chopy Martine Chopy ...  Une infirmière 6 episodes, 1979
Claudine Delvaux Claudine Delvaux ...  Une infirmière 6 episodes, 1979
Jean-Michel Kindt Jean-Michel Kindt ...  Joël 6 episodes, 1979
Paul Rieger Paul Rieger ...  Le garde-champêtre 6 episodes, 1979
Marcel Ory Marcel Ory ...  Un villageois 6 episodes, 1979
Pierre Lizee Pierre Lizee ...  Un villageois 6 episodes, 1979
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Frankreich während des ersten Weltkrieges: Im Militärhospital Besancon hält sich Krankenschwester Véronique d'Hergemont (Claude Jade) seit 14 Jahren vor ihrem verhaßten Ehemann Vorski versteckt. Die Nachricht von seinem Tod und das Auftauchen ihrer Initialen in einem Stummfilm führen Véronique auf eine geheimnisvolle Insel, die von Geistern und Druiden beherrscht scheint. Grausame Prophezeiungen von einem Massaker an dreißig Menschen erfüllen sich und Véronique stellt sich einem scheinbar aussichtslosen Kampf... Das phantastische Abenteuer, das erst 1996 seine deutsche Erstausstrahlung hatte, basiert auf dem Roman "Die Insel der dreißig Särge" von Maurice Leblanc. Deutscher Titel: "DIE INSEL DER DREISSIG TODE". Written by Cisandie <Karl.Fleischer@munich.netsurf.de>

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The original novel by Maurice Leblanc in which Arsène Lupin has a minor role, is set in the French fictional island of Sarek. This island has many topographical similarities with the Anglo-Norman Channel island of Sercq or Sark. See more »

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Fine miniseries
19 April 2005 | by dbdumonteilSee all my reviews

Adapted from the wonderful Maurice Leblanc's novel,it is a very exciting if a bit slow-moving miniseries.Claude Jade,whom Truffaut's lovers know quite well (She was the heroine of the Antoine Doinel Saga ) ,is well cast as Veronique,a young woman who finds back her son and her father on a Breton Island and gets involved in a very strange story,including old ceremonies,druids ,murders ,human sacrifices ....All that a contemporary dud such as "Broceliande" intended to do (and dismally failed) magnificently works here.As Veronique becomes more and more alone,the suspense and the terror rise,and grab the audience till the last episode.

Spoiler:Leblanc's novel was faithfully transferred to the TV screen,with only a big difference:Arsene Lupin,who intervenes only at the end of the book anyway,is completely absent.Some people complained about it at the time.But as "and then there were none" did not need any Hercule Poirot, this Leblanc gem could do without him.


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21 September 1979 (France) See more »

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Coffin Island See more »

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France 2 (FR2), Pathé See more »
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