TV5MONDE USA February 2018 premieres and finales announced – TV5MONDE features César and Cannes-nominated dramas, Academy Award nominees, heartwarming comedies, gripping thrillers, and more. TV5MONDE USA brings the very best of French cinema straight to viewers across the country.
TV5MONDE USA February 2018
February premieres and finales below for TV5MONDE USA:
Caïn, Season 5
(Crime, 2012. TV Series)
The investigations of Police Chief Fred Caïn, a cop in a wheelchair with a strong character and a scathing humour. He also doesn’t hesitate to take advantage of his disability in order to bypass the law and common decency. Stars Bruno Debrandt.
Episode 1: Une second avant la morte—February 11 at 11:00 pm ET/ 8:00 pm PT
Bernard, a former friend of Caïn´s father, tries to force him to find Claire, his missing wife. A race against time ensues. It’s a delicate situation as Bernard knows things about his father of which Caïn was unaware. Where does truth end and manipulation begin?
Francekbek, Season 1
(Comedy, 2014. TV Series)
Audrey is from Quebec, born and bred, and moves to France in search of a new life. She will do anything to hide her origins, particularly from her boss, who detests anything to do with Quebec. But things get complicated when her childhood friend decides to join her… Stars Lola Bessis and Franck Andrieux.
Episode 1: Mon pire cachemar—February 4 at 1:30 am ET/ February 4 at 10:30 pm PT
It’s Audrey’s big day! Her boss has decided to give her the job of presenting a brochure aimed at their biggest client. Audrey practices her arguments in front of the mirror, taking care to remove any Quebec accent. But a big surprise awaits her…
La vie devant ells (Life in front of them), Season 2
(Drama, 2015. TV Series)
1979. Three years have passed. Solana now runs the Lambert print works, Alma is preparing for her lawyer´s exams and Caroline is back from a long stay in North Africa. Life in the mining area is overshadowed by the steel crisis. Stars César nominated actors Bruno Todeschini and Jean-Yves Berteloot.
Episode 1—February 8 at 1:30 am ET/February 8 at 10:30 pm PT
Spring 1979. Denain´s steelworkers have had enough. Alma, an intern in Maître Marc Duparcq´s office, wants to help the unions. She meets Rodolphe, who´s set up a pirate radio station supporting the movement, and Fadi, a Moroccan photographer and steelworker who has photographed a policeman shooting at a demonstrator. Alma takes them to Chambries to develop the photo in the print-works now managed by Solana. For the anniversary of their fathers´ deaths, Solana and Alma patiently await the return of Caroline, who left for North Africa a year ago.
La promesse du feu (Burning Crimes) (English ST)
(Crime, 2016. TV Film)
A series of fires and murders, in an adaptation of Mikaël Ollivier´s novel.
Stars César nominated actress Éva Darlan.
Episode 1—February 20 at 11:00 pm ET/ 8:00 pm PT
A major fire devastates the forest. In the middle of the Inferno is a burnt-out car and a charred body. Two brothers, Guillaume, the cop, and Damien, the gendarme, work together to find Tiffany, a fire-obsessed photographer. Perhaps they need to investigate the water-bomber pilot with a shady past.
Episode 2—February 27 at 11:00 pm ET/ 8:00 pm PT
Several victims in just a few days. What’s the link? What’s the mystery surrounding the famous photographer Tiffany Roche, a woman obsessed with fire, the same fire which killed her family and more recently her lover? Two brothers at loggerheads, Guillaume, the cop, and Damien, the gendarme, investigate these incidents…
Les fées du logis (The Fairies of the House) (English ST)—February 23 at 8:00 pm ET/ 5:30 pm PT
(Drama, 2014. TV Film)
Housekeepers have access to information that reveals much about their customers’ private lives –
sometimes a lot more than the customers would like. Housekeepers and friends Marie-Lou and Françoise thus become privy to the little and large secrets of their employers.
Stars César nominated actress Claude Gensac.
Nadia (English ST)—February 2 at 8:30 pm ET/ 5:30 pm PT
(Drama, 2016. TV Film)
Nadia is very proud of her son Noé, who she raises alone in the suburbs and who´s been admitted to a prestigious Parisian high school. To give him the best chance, she moves to Paris and gets in debt to ensure he has everything he needs. Gradually, she becomes a shopaholic.
Stars César nominated actor Arié Elmaleh.
Sources Assassines (The Murderous Sources) (English ST)—February 16 at 8:30 pm ET/ 5:30 pm PT
(Crime, 2017. TV Film)
A man is found dead from arsenic poisoning. Irène, his ex and the main suspect, is taken into custody.
She´s a doctor and holds a stock of arsenic which could have been used in the murder. Her daughter Fanny, a police captain, investigates to establish her mother’s innocence.
Stars Golden Globe nominated actress Marthe Keller.
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