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Maigret's Dead Man (2016)

Maigret plunges into the murky Parisian underworld.

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Jon East

Writers:

Stewart Harcourt (screenplay by), Georges Simenon (from the novel by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ian Puleston-Davies ... Inspector Colombani
Dorottya Hais Dorottya Hais ... Nicole (as Dorrottya Hais)
Mark Hadfield ... Albert Rochain
Iván Fenyö ... Pietr
Dénes Bernáth Dénes Bernáth ... Victor Poliensky
Grant Stimpson Grant Stimpson ... Barman
Karen Gagnon ... Police Telephonist
Rowan Atkinson ... Chief Inspector Jules Maigret
Shaun Dingwall ... Inspector Janvier
Leo Staar ... Inspector LaPointe
Peter Schueller ... Reveller
Mark Heap ... Dr. Moers
Hugh Simon Hugh Simon ... Dr. Paul
Matt Devere ... Detective
Russell Dean Russell Dean ... Post Office Clerk (as Russel Dean)
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Storyline

A series of vicious, murderous attacks on three wealthy farms in Picardy hit the national headlines and the elite Brigade Criminelle at the Quay Des Orfevres is called upon to lend its expertise in tracking down the brutal gang responsible for the slaughter. However, Inspector Maigret is resolute in investigating the murder of an obscure anonymous Parisian, an investigation that ultimately solves both crimes.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

Czech | English

Release Date:

25 December 2016 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Maigret's Dead Man See more »

Filming Locations:

Hungary

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Trivia

To re-create 1950s Paris, the drama was mostly filmed in Budapest, Hungary. See more »

Goofs

The same bicycle with whitewall tyres and drop handlebars features in three disparate locations, first being tripped over, later outside Petit Albert, and one other scene. See more »

Quotes

[to the man who murdered Albert Rochain and who has just described him as "a little man - a nobody"]
Chief Inspector Jules Maigret: I want you to know that his name was Albert Rochain and that he had a wife and that they were trying to start a family. And for all his little bets and his little winnings, his life was more successful than yours, because *he* didn't end up like an animal in a cage, despised by everyone, with nothing to look forward except his execution.
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Crazy Credits

In the final credits the character played by Matt Devere is listed as "Detetctive" See more »

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Followed by Maigret: Night at the Crossroads (2017) See more »

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Perfect re-creation of 1950s Paris
4 May 2019 | by robertemeraldSee all my reviews

This is a way better instalment than Maigret Sets A Trap, which was so predictable as to be barely held up by some of the cream of English acting talent. Maigret is an interesting idea. There are no French accents here. One has to wonder what British actors are doing playing Frenchmen in France, but such a scenario has been shown to work well in certain circumstances. It worked really well in Spartacus and Rome for example, although in Spartacus serious attempt was made to reflect Latin. It works well here too. Great trouble has been made to reflect the times and culture. No doubt ladies delighted at their fashions, and men felt the part in their suits. Rowan Atkinson is well cast, and does a good job, though I doubt he'll win any awards, the role isn't that demanding and probably reflects his true character more than does his comedy. There was another TV series similar in intent to this one some years back called Jericho. I thought that had real authenticity, if slightly exaggerated, especially when looking at urban London bonhomie of the 1950s. Here's a thought: Isn't it refreshing to watch a detective series where the lead detective is NOT undergoing some unbelievably distracting trauma at home? That's both Jericho and Maigret (as far as I've seen). And for that alone I most certainly welcome this new player to my tv screen.


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