Haunting French crime drama in which a detective returns to her hometown and investigates the disappearance of a teenager in a case that ignites old memories.
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Series cast summary:
Marie-Anne Chazel ...  Marianne Stocker 7 episodes, 2015-2016
Lannick Gautry Lannick Gautry ...  Clovis Bouvier 7 episodes, 2015-2016
Barbara Schulz Barbara Schulz ...  Lise Stocker 6 episodes, 2015
Philippe Duquesne Philippe Duquesne ...  Serge Joufroy 6 episodes, 2015
Armelle Deutsch ...  Karine Delval 6 episodes, 2015
Cyril Lecomte Cyril Lecomte ...  Hervé Delval 6 episodes, 2015
Vincent Deniard Vincent Deniard ...  Rémi Bouchard 6 episodes, 2015
Claire Borotra Claire Borotra ...  Patricia Mazaud 6 episodes, 2015
Laurent Bateau Laurent Bateau ...  Nicolas Mazaud 6 episodes, 2015
Émilie Caen Émilie Caen ...  Valérie Fournont 6 episodes, 2015
Arié Elmaleh ...  Thomas Mézières 6 episodes, 2015
Jackie Berroyer ...  Pierre Leitzi 6 episodes, 2015
Charlie Joirkin Charlie Joirkin ...  Chloé Delval 6 episodes, 2015
Inès Sanna Inès Sanna ...  Fleur Delval 6 episodes, 2015
Kleofina Pnishi Kleofina Pnishi ...  Marion Douchere 6 episodes, 2015
Manon Guidoni Manon Guidoni ...  Ana Letizi 6 episodes, 2015
Rémi Pedevilla Rémi Pedevilla ...  Fred Stocker 6 episodes, 2015
Malik Elakehal El Miliani Malik Elakehal El Miliani ...  Kader 6 episodes, 2015
Anaïs Fabre Anaïs Fabre ...  Sandra 6 episodes, 2015
Ludivine Manca Ludivine Manca ...  Rachel 5 episodes, 2015
Christine Cardeur Christine Cardeur ...  Cécile Letizi 5 episodes, 2015
Théo Vincent Théo Vincent ...  Hugo Letizi 5 episodes, 2015
Juliette Chêne Juliette Chêne ...  Ingrid 4 episodes, 2015
Pierre Piacentino Pierre Piacentino ...  L'indien 3 episodes, 2015
Manuel Diaz Manuel Diaz ...  Bilal 3 episodes, 2015
Jean-Claude Dumas Jean-Claude Dumas ...  Jules patron bar 3 episodes, 2015
Olivier Cabassut Olivier Cabassut ...  Carrossier / ... 3 episodes, 2015
Jacques Germain Jacques Germain ...  Gilles Tabard / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Charles Salvy Charles Salvy ...  Jipé 2 episodes, 2015
Anna Mattenberger ...  Adèle 2 episodes, 2015
Gaël Assouma Gaël Assouma ...  Jardinier Sylvain 2 episodes, 2015
Raphaël Boyes Raphaël Boyes ...  Jardinier Dédé 2 episodes, 2015
Stéphanie Fatout Stéphanie Fatout ...  Françoise 2 episodes, 2015
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Lise hasn't returned to her small hometown since the tragedy that shattered her teens. Now an urban homicide detective, she is back to care for her Alzheimer's-afflicted mother. But the day she arrives, a neighbor's teenage daughter goes missing, vanished under the exact same circumstances as Lise's two best friends, fifteen years ago. Determined to prevent history from repeating itself, Lise imposes herself on the local cops, led by hard-boiled detective Clovis, to help find the missing girl. Desperate for answers, Lise takes it upon herself to revisit the cold case of her vanished friends and, facing her own painful memories, is confronted by her mother's recollections, including some shocking new revelations. But can the old lady's memory be trusted? Lise gets way more involved than she should as she starts to see how the unsolved mystery has traumatized the town's collective consciousness and how everyone there is a suspect. But as she and Clovis inch closer to the truth, it ... Written by AnonymousB

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France

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French

Release Date:

3 September 2015 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Desaparecidas en el lago See more »

Filming Locations:

Bauduen, Var, France

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Serviceable but not especially engaging
2 February 2018 | by paul2001sw-1See all my reviews

In French thriller 'Vanished by the Lake', a policewoman, dismissed from her job, returns to her hometown, only to discover that a crime has just occured; moreover, the crime reminds her of another incident, one that had happened before she had left. What follows is a perfectly servicable drama but one that never rises above the ordinary. Perhaps the problem is the set-up: everyone is presented as a suspect, and the consequence is that we can trust few of the emotions we see to be genuine; overall, the story is less engaging that it might have been had it been told from a more personal perspective. Maybe there are just too many crime dramas on our screens these days; this one just didn't stand out for me.


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