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Black Spot 

Zone Blanche (original title)
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A police chief and an eccentric new prosecutor investigate a string of grisly crimes and eerie phenomena in an isolated town at the edge of a forest

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Mathieu Missoffe
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Suliane Brahim ...  Laurène Weiss 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Hubert Delattre ...  Nounours 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Laurent Capelluto ...  Franck Siriani 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Samuel Jouy Samuel Jouy ...  Bertrand Steiner 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Camille Aguilar ...  Cora Weiss 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Renaud Rutten Renaud Rutten ...  Louis Hermann 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Brigitte Sy ...  Sabine Hennequin 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Naidra Ayadi Naidra Ayadi ...  Leïla Barami 15 episodes, 2017-2019
Anne Suarez ...  Léa Steiner 14 episodes, 2017-2019
Dan Herzberg ...  Gaspard Bellan 14 episodes, 2017-2019
Olivier Bonjour ...  Gérald Steiner 13 episodes, 2017-2019
Thomas Doret ...  Rudy Guerin / ... 11 episodes, 2017-2019
Tiphaine Daviot Tiphaine Daviot ...  Camille Laugier 9 episodes, 2017-2019
Samir Boitard Samir Boitard ...  Paul Méric Pompier / ... 9 episodes, 2017-2019
Cyrielle Debreuil ...  Anna Delambre 8 episodes, 2017
Théo Costa-Marini Théo Costa-Marini ...  Roman Barthélémy 8 episodes, 2017-2019
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Storyline

Villefranche is a small town without phone reception on the edge of a mysterious forest. The number of inhabitants is dwindling but there's a sharp rise in crime. Police inspector Laurène, once the victim of a crime herself, keeps on discovering fresh corpses.

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Crime by Nature


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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

9 March 2017 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Spot See more »

Filming Locations:

Vosges, France See more »

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Trivia

Black Spot refers both to an electronic "dead zone" and a literary device first popularized in Robert Louis Stevenson's novel Treasure Island, where a mark is given to one who is guilty, linking the person to the injustice done. In the secondary meaning, the guilt is not necessarily one of crimes against the nation, but rather crimes against their comrades, breaking a common code.

This is a common motif in the show and several marks exist to point guilt at guilty parties, not always for criminal activities, but more commonly crimes against "the forest". See more »

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The Police Chief's rank is Major, but the prosecutor continually calls her Captain in the English dubbed version. See more »

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Re: Haven't seen the finale
13 June 2019 | by martha-ballardSee all my reviews

So I give it a 9 for now. I can't binge watch it, it's too conducive to bad feelings, but I love it so far. First problem though is that that plant does not at all resemble Belladonna! We'll see.... OK, I totally forgive the translation glitch about belladonna. I really liked the finale of season 1. I am digging season 2. Romans and Celts. Mythic.


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