Desecrated graves, dead bodies dug up and left in model homes--every time, the same ritual: a woman, a man, a teenager, who weren't related but who form a new family. Amid the bodies, a photo: the one of Paul Maisonneuve, a retired police legend. Who is digging up the bodies? Who is leaving them in model homes and why? From Walter Presents, in French with English subtitles.
Thierry LhermitteLaurent LucasMarie Dompnier
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  1. 1. Episode 1
    April 22 2015
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    Detective Sandra must investigate a case of dead bodies being dug up and left in model homes with immaculate furniture and idealized family photos.
  2. 2. Episode 2
    April 22 2015
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    Police legend Paul Maisonneuve is helping Sandra on the case. A victim of attempted homicide, he is a mysterious man. What secret is he hiding?
  3. 3. Episode 3
    April 22 2015
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    Sandra Winckler and Paul Maisonneuve have proof that Kaz Gorbier is alive; Paul's sworn enemy is probably the one digging up the bodies.
  4. 4. Episode 4
    April 22 2015
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    Kaz steps into action and reveals himself. Will Sandra be able to solve the numerous mysteries building up around the case?
  5. 5. Episode 5
    April 22 2015
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    Sandra Winckler is now working alone on the case. Who’s the culprit? And how can she save Paul Maisonneuve from certain death?
  6. 6. Episode 6
    April 22 2015
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    Paul discovers the truth: the person digging up the bodies is hiding a troubled past, which has now resurfaced. Will they get to the bottom of it?

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Jan HammeneckerAlexandre CarriereFlorence BoluferMarie BoitelCatherine MouchetRoxane DuranMedhi NebbouJack Claudany
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4.6 out of 5 stars

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DamaDadaReviewed in the United States on September 11, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
made in 2014
Made in 2014, not in 2021.
12 people found this helpful
Sandy SReviewed in the United States on September 14, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Great Movie
I don't know what it is about these foreign films, but they are so damn good!
7 people found this helpful
Karen D.Reviewed in the United States on October 27, 2021
4.0 out of 5 stars
very different
very atmospheric- the director seemed to love the main actress's face-there were alot of close ups of her thinking and reacting to the plot -alot also of the older policeman too. It's a slow film- I watched it when I was ill and so fell asleep here and there, and I didn't always exactly know what was going on at all times- but it was interesting enough to hold my interest. The cinematography was very good. If you like a quietly unfolding twisty type of murder mystery, you will probably like this.
One person found this helpful
hwarriorqueenReviewed in the United States on November 1, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Well worth your time
I don't usually write reviews, though I watch a lot of police procedurals in french and danish. This one is a must watch. Kept my attention throughout, not only because of the who-done-it aspect, but because of the characters showing emotion--particularly in their expressions, and the inclusion of children and adolescents in the plot not as objects but as tender humans in their own right. I do like Walter Presents, generally. This was unusual in terms of plot and the background story. Highly recommend.
2 people found this helpful
neil giarratanaReviewed in the United States on September 17, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
An emotional roller coaster a la francais.
I have been watching a lot of Walter Present. The Witnesses was one of my favorites: believable characters, believable acting, credible story line. Little nitpicking perhaps on police procedure (carrying a second magazine should be obligatory), but aside from little stuff, a great Season 1.
Hope there will be a second Season.
4 people found this helpful
Amazon CustomerReviewed in the United States on September 12, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Excellent French police drama. If are a fan of Unforgotten or Broadchurch give it a try.
6 people found this helpful
Wendy MartinezReviewed in the United States on November 7, 2021
3.0 out of 5 stars
Made well but...
I did enjoy this series with the exception that if they were such talented cops why on earth did they keep missing glaring moments of danger and leads??? It was just annoying that they walked into obvious traps and missed obvious clues of those helping the killer. Aside from this Walter Presents are usually worth the watch.
One person found this helpful
StefanieReviewed in the United States on September 11, 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
Highly recommend!
3 people found this helpful
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