MYSTERY | FRANCE | FRENCH WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES | TV-14
Sporting his pipe that seems a nod to Sherlock Holmes, the pragmatic, reserved and refined Maigret investigates murders in his singular unhurried manner and inevitably discovers the truth. To crack his cases he peels back the veneer of seemingly idyllic villages and neighborhoods, exposing the criminals who lurk in all levels of society. These feature-length films pay homage to one of the most brilliant detective minds of the the 20th century.
Maigret: Maigret and the Wine Merchant (Sn 7 Ep 1)
Maigret investigates the murder of a successful wine merchant – a man who routinely humiliated his employees and slept with their wives. Directed by Christian de Chalonge, 2001.
Maigret: Maigret and the Minister (Sn 7 Ep 2)
Tragically, a state sanatorium collapses, killing 128 children. Directed by Christian de Chalonge, 2001
Maigret: Maigret and the Madman of Saint Clothilde (Sn 7 Ep 3)
Maigret lands in the hospital after he sprains his ankle following a man who jumps off a train. Directed by Claudio Tonetti, 2001.
Maigret: Maigret Goes to School (Sn 7 Ep 4)
A schoolteacher feels like an outsider in his community, so he’s the main suspect when the town’s former postal worker gets shot in her own home. Directed by Yves de Chalonge, 2001.
Maigret: Felicie's House (Sn 7 Ep 5)
A routine murder investigation for Maigret is complicated by the victim’s housekeeper who seems to have a knack for getting his goat. Directed by Christian de Chalonge, 2001.
Maigret: Maigret and the Princess (Sn 7 Ep 6)
An eminent man whose long-time love had just become a widow turns up dead, with no motives, no enemies, and no forced entry. Directed by Laurent Heynemann, 2002.