Spiral (2005)

Spiral is a French television police drama series created by the TV production company Son et Lumière. The first eight episodes series started on Canal+ in France on 13 December 2005. It returned for a second series, partly funded by the BBC, of eight episodes on 12 May 2008, a third series of twelve episodes on 3 May 2010 and a fourth series of twelve episodes on 3 September 2012. A fifth and sixth series have been ordered. Spiral has been a great export success, with sales to broadcasters in some 70 countries, among them Australia, Denmark, Finland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. The series was first shown in the UK on BBC Four during the summer of 2006. It was the channel's first French-language drama series, attracting a modest but loyal audience and firm critical approval. On 13 September 2009, BBC Four started showing the second series, on 2 April 2011 the third series and on 9 February 2013 the fourth series. In Australia, the first series was broadcast in 2008 on SBS One, the second series on SBS Two from September 2009 and the third series on SBS Two from mid-2012. Spiral debuted in North America via Netflix in September 2012; in November 2012, the small public-broadcasting network MHz Worldview began transmitting the series in the US.

Spiral Movie Wiki

Writing:
  • Guy-Patrick Sainderichin
  • Alexandra Clert
Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6
themoviedb icon 8.2/10

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  • Release Date: 2005-12-13
  • Language: En | Fr
  • Country: FR
  • Runtime: 48 minutes
  • Company : -
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Spiral - Season 1 Episode List

  • Spiral - Episode 1 Wiki Reviews

    Episode 1 - Episode 1

    Release Date: 2005-12-13

    A public prosecutor is teamed with a hardened police captain and a magistrate to identify a body found discarded in a skip. As the case unfolds, their investigation uncovers deception and political intrigue.

  • Spiral - Episode 2 Wiki Reviews

    Episode 2 - Episode 2

    Release Date: 2005-12-13

    The police make an appeal to the Press and get their hands on Elina's diary - which reveals she had friends in high places. Pierre discovers a connection between the murder victim and a childhood friend of his, now a wealthy businessman - and it seems they met the day before she died.

  • Spiral - Episode 3 Wiki Reviews

    Episode 3 - Episode 3

    Release Date: 2005-12-20

    The police delve into the personal life of a businessman who burned to death in his own home, Clement struggles to conceal his friendship with a suspect in the Andrescu case, and Gilout's drug habit gets out of control. The mother of a murdered baby is accused of negligence.

  • Spiral - Episode 4 Wiki Reviews

    Episode 4 - Episode 4

    Release Date: 2005-12-20

    A prominent ministerial adviser, who has links to prosecutor Pierre Clement's close friend Benoit Faye, joins the list of suspects for the ruthless killing of Elina Andrescu. Meanwhile, Captain Laure Berthaud comes up against lawyer Josephine Karlsson during an inquiry into a double murder.

  • Spiral - Episode 5 Wiki Reviews

    Episode 5 - Episode 5

    Release Date: 2005-12-27

    The inquiry into Elina Andrescu's murder takes yet another disturbing turn when the body of her missing sister Sophia is found in a freezer. A distraught Ghislaine Androux is brought to trial in connection with the murder of her baby, but Judge Roban soon begins to regret meddling in the affair.

  • Spiral - Episode 6 Wiki Reviews

    Episode 6 - Episode 6

    Release Date: 2005-12-27

    Pierre begins divorce proceedings after his estranged wife is implicated in a drug trafficking scandal. Josephine defends a man accused of committing brutal acts of torture, while Gilout's drug addiction tests Berthaud's patience

  • Spiral - Episode 7 Wiki Reviews

    Episode 7 - Episode 7

    Release Date: 2006-01-03

    Pierre Clement unwittingly endangers Benoit Faye's life when he resolves to have his friend arrested in connection with the Andrescu case. Lawyer Josephine Karlsson is called in to defend a young man accused of rape, while Gilout is compromised by blackmailers.

  • Spiral - Episode 8 Wiki Reviews

    Episode 8 - Episode 8

    Release Date: 2006-01-03

    With Benoit Faye in intensive care following an assassination attempt, the prosecution in the Andrescu case has lost its main witness. The events leading up to the sisters' double murder are reconstructed using Benoit's recollections.

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