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The Crimson Rivers 

Les rivières pourpres (original title)
A bizarre series of murders, a stubborn investigator duo and a lot of bodies.
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Series cast summary:
Olivier Marchal ...  Pierre Niémans / ... 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Erika Sainte ...  Camille Delaunay 9 episodes, 2018-2019
Kezbari Kelyan Kezbari Kelyan ...  Enfant frêle 3 episodes, 2018
Lubna Azabal ...  Gendarme Sabrina Harel / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Nicolas Grandhomme Nicolas Grandhomme ...  Stéphane Gandolfi 2 episodes, 2018
Nora von Waldstätten ...  Laura von Geyersberg 2 episodes, 2018
Camille Santerre Camille Santerre ...  Blandine 2 episodes, 2018
Ken Duken ...  Nikolas Kleinert 2 episodes, 2018
Pierre Laplace Pierre Laplace ...  Mariotte 2 episodes, 2018
François Levantal François Levantal ...  Abt Anselme / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Daniel Njo Lobé ...  Thierry Chauveron 2 episodes, 2018
Théo Dardenne Théo Dardenne ...  Bruno 2 episodes, 2018
Patrick Descamps Patrick Descamps ...  Philipp Schüller 2 episodes, 2018
Thierry Janssen Thierry Janssen ...  Joseph Raynaud 2 episodes, 2018
Vincent Londez ...  Lieutenant Colonel Kirsh 2 episodes, 2018
Steve Driesen Steve Driesen ...  Philippe Gaillard 2 episodes, 2018
Anton Csazar Anton Csazar ...  Michel Naty 2 episodes, 2018
Michel Nabokoff ...  Frère Antoine 2 episodes, 2018
Idwig Stephane Idwig Stephane ...  Frantz von Geyersberg 2 episodes, 2018
Patrick Catalifo Patrick Catalifo ...  Gerichtsmediziner / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Jean-Luc Couchard Jean-Luc Couchard ...  Nicolas Durero 2 episodes, 2018
Bernard Eylenbosch Bernard Eylenbosch ...  Ludwig von Geyersberg 2 episodes, 2018
Stéphan Wojtowicz ...  Eric Castinet 2 episodes, 2018
Guillaume Kerbusch ...  Stéphane 2 episodes, 2018
Karim Barras Karim Barras ...  Michel Lagorce 2 episodes, 2018
Arthur Marbaix Arthur Marbaix ...  Max von Geyersberg 2 episodes, 2018
Patrick Ridremont ...  Archiprêtre Recteur Koynski / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Michaël Erpelding Michaël Erpelding ...  Marc Messonier 2 episodes, 2018
Pierre Dherte Pierre Dherte ...  Guillaume / ... 2 episodes, 2018
Frédéric Lubansu Frédéric Lubansu ...  Paul expert balistique 2 episodes, 2018
Bernard Sens Bernard Sens ...  Werner Reus 2 episodes, 2018
Damien De Dobbeleer Damien De Dobbeleer ...  Thomas Krauss 2 episodes, 2018
Jo Prestia ...  Mathussenne 2 episodes, 2018
Fabrice Adde ...  Gardien Du Cimetière 2 episodes, 2018
Kevin Dudjasienski Kevin Dudjasienski ...  Philippe Olivet 2 episodes, 2018
Martin Staes Polet Martin Staes Polet ...  Invité 2 episodes, 2018
Dominique Tack Dominique Tack ...  Stephane Bruneau 2 episodes, 2018
Aboubakr Bensaihi ...  Rachid 2 episodes, 2018
Cyril Briant Cyril Briant ...  Invité 2 episodes, 2018
John Dobrynine John Dobrynine ...  Marc Meyer 2 episodes, 2018
Marc Laurent Marc Laurent ...  Moine Administration 2 episodes, 2018
Felix Barel Felix Barel ...  Frere Niemans Enfant 2 episodes, 2018
Stéphane Bissot ...  Epouse Du Maire 2 episodes, 2018
Simon Frey Simon Frey ...  Benji 2 episodes, 2018
David Saint-Hubert David Saint-Hubert ...  Barthélémy 2 episodes, 2018
Alain Leempoel Alain Leempoel ...  Maire 2 episodes, 2018
Simon Lombard Simon Lombard ...  Dealer 2 episodes, 2018
Alexandre Picot Alexandre Picot ...  Chasseur 2 episodes, 2018
Thomas Saint-Hubert Thomas Saint-Hubert ...  Daniel 2 episodes, 2018
Nicole Colchat Nicole Colchat ...  Geneviéve Barak Haim 2 episodes, 2018
Thierry de Coster Thierry de Coster ...  Procureur 2 episodes, 2018
Vincent Eloy Vincent Eloy ...  Le Coupeur 2 episodes, 2018
Bashkim Topojani Bashkim Topojani ...  Chasseur 2 episodes, 2018
Christophe Lambert Christophe Lambert ...  Le Technicien en Identification Criminelle 2 episodes, 2018
David Leclerq David Leclerq ...  Médecin Légiste 2 episodes, 2018
Michelangelo Marchese Michelangelo Marchese ...  Karl Bruch 2 episodes, 2018
Laurent Van Wetter Laurent Van Wetter ...  Gendarme (Fille Du Maire) 2 episodes, 2018
Hocine Choutri Hocine Choutri ...  Raiko 2 episodes, 2018
Sacha Fritschke Sacha Fritschke ...  Homme Accueil Motel 2 episodes, 2018
Louise Manteau Louise Manteau ...  Gallois 2 episodes, 2018
Françoise Oriane Françoise Oriane ...  Bonne Soeur 2 episodes, 2018
Nils Bokanowski Nils Bokanowski ...  Nils Bokanowski 2 episodes, 2018
Hervé Piron Hervé Piron ...  Gendarme 2 episodes, 2018
Laetitia Reva Laetitia Reva ...  MME Fournier 2 episodes, 2018
Jean-Michel Vovk Jean-Michel Vovk ...  Wunderlich 2 episodes, 2018
Philippe Grand'Henry Philippe Grand'Henry ...  M. Gastaigne 2 episodes, 2018
Eurydice Guillaume Eurydice Guillaume ...  Filles Blandine 2 episodes, 2018
Vanessa Mioli Vanessa Mioli ...  Tanhaux 2 episodes, 2018
Delphine Musch Delphine Musch ...  Scientifique Ferme Schuller 2 episodes, 2018
Jean-Michel Balthazar ...  M. Coudray 2 episodes, 2018
Nina Couchard Nina Couchard ...  Filles Blandine 2 episodes, 2018
Christelle Delbrouck Christelle Delbrouck ...  Mélanie Despras 2 episodes, 2018
Yassine Agezal Yassine Agezal ...  Pére 2 episodes, 2018
Gwennaélle La Rosa Gwennaélle La Rosa ...  Standardiste 2 episodes, 2018
Adeline Dieudonné Adeline Dieudonné ...  Médecin 2 episodes, 2018
Aloïs Menu Bernadet ...  Directeur de l'hôtel 2 episodes, 2019
Claude Perron ...  Caroline de Montferville 2 episodes, 2019
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Following the Guernon case in the mid 2000s, captain Pierre Niémans was transferred to the head of the Central Office against violent crime (OCCS). This new confidential unit deals with the most complex cases, where the clues are few and where serial murders must be resolved as quickly as possible. It is during a particularly difficult mission that Niémans stumbles upon his best pupil and spiritual daughter, Camille Delaunay. Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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France | Belgium | Germany

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French

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5 November 2018 (Germany) See more »

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The Crimson Rivers See more »

Filming Locations:

Belgium

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In Switzerland and France, the series aired in eight two-part episodes roughly 45/50 minutes in length, while in Germany it aired in four episodes a little over 90 minutes long. Moreover, the four investigations aired in three different order on all three channels. Switzerland's RTS Un aired "Le Jour des Cendres/Tag der Asche" first, followed by "La Dernière Chasse/Die letzte Jagd", "Croisade des Enfants/Kreuzzug der Kinder" and "Leçons de Ténèbres/Melodie des Todes", while Germany's ZDF aired "Leçons de Ténèbres/Melodie des Todes" first, followed by "Le Jour des Cendres/Tag der Asche", "Croisade des Enfants/Kreuzzug der Kinder" and "La Dernière Chasse/Die letzte Jagd" and France's France 2 aired "La Dernière Chasse/Die letzte Jagd" first, followed by "Le Jour des Cendres/Tag der Asche", "Croisade des Enfants/Kreuzzug der Kinder" and "Leçons de Ténèbres/Melodie des Todes". See more »

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Improbable French cop drama
17 October 2019 | by wrxsti54See all my reviews

The actors are cool, the set stylish but only in France would this series fly. German aristocrats who've ruled a region for centuries choosing to speak French to French cops? Never going to happen even if they spoke fluent French. Likewise French cops investigating the murders of Germans in Germany, the German cops are never going to speak French just to please some French cops who are investigating the first German murdered who happened to be murdered in France - protocol would dictate that the visiting French police would at least try and speak German and if they can't then probably both would revert to English as a common language.

Only in France would an audience shrug their shoulders at a plot line where the pretty French detective sleeps with the senior allocated German detective AND the senior French detective sleeps with a primary suspect all in one episode!. Casual sex is de rigueur in France but even there, this is stretching it.

Finally a French cop taking the initiative to attack a surrounded suspect's property against all protocols of the German police oversight - I know that French police write their own rules but never would a French cop take the initiative to attack the suspect's home against all protocols of the German police oversight - the French would never be so loose in prim and proper rules-bound Germany.

All these silly improbabilities swamp an intriguing story line in the first double episode. Much as I love French shows and I'm trying to learn the language, I'm unfraid I've given up.


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