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Spiral 

Engrenages (original title)
Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (2005– )
Follows criminal investigations in Paris from all the different points of view of those involved.
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Series cast summary:
Caroline Proust ...  Laure Berthaud 64 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Joséphine Karlsson / ... 63 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Juge Roban / ... 62 episodes, 2005-2017
Thierry Godard ...  Gilou 61 episodes, 2005-2017
Fred Bianconi ...  Fromentin 60 episodes, 2005-2017
...  Pierre Clément 48 episodes, 2005-2016
...  Commissioner Herville 32 episodes, 2012-2017
Bruno Debrandt ...  Commissioner Brémont / ... 29 episodes, 2010-2017
Dominique Daguier ...  Procureur Machard / ... 28 episodes, 2008-2017
Elisabeth Macocco ...  Marianne Ledoux / ... 28 episodes, 2010-2017
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Follows criminal investigations in Paris from all the different points of view of those involved.

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French police drama with a twist.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Philippe Magnan & Grégory Fitoussi also worked together on Les hommes de l'ombre (2012) as Philippe Deleuvre & Ludovic Desmeuze respectively. See more »

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Featured in BAFTA Televsion Awards 2016 (2016) See more »

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Better and darker with each episode
12 July 2006 | by See all my reviews

This 8 part French detective serial is going out un-publicisied on BBC3 in the UK. It has some resemblances to the very darkest American cop shows, but is really grimmer and dirtier. There are unifying themes and tangents which may work into the main plot. It's impossible to explain how different things are from a UK police drama. The legal system is very different and it's fascinating to follow - who has power to do what to whom. The Police and Prosecutors aren't exactly corrupt, but in a way they can't help being. The police look like criminals and work out of what seems like a run-down basement. A brilliantly convoluted thriller, with all the fascination of a really alien legal system, Paris backdrop, washed out colours, general decay. Final episode on BBC next week, but you should be able to see it somewhere. I see from Amazon France that there's a second season.


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