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: To Any Lengths (Sn 8 Ep 1)
A note left in a café warns of the coming death of a fortune-teller. Directed by Jacques Fansten, 2002.
Maigret: Maigret's Failure (Sn 8 Ep 2)
A powerful businessman complains of having received menacing letters and asks Maigret for protection. Directed by Jacques Fansten, 2002.
Maigret: Maigret's Boyhood Friend (Sn 8 Ep 3)
Maigret's long-lost school friend bumps into him in the street and asks for help. Directed by Laurent Heynemann, 2002.
Maigret: Maigret Has Scruples (Sn 8 Ep 4)
A mild-mannered man visits Maigret, accusing his wife of wanting to poison him. Directed by Yves de Chalonge, 2003.
Maigret: Little Pigs Without a Tail (Sn 8 Ep 5)
When the husband of a young woman goes missing, she enlists the services of Maigret. Directed by Christian de Chalonge, 2003.
Maigret: Maigret and the Tramp (Sn 8 Ep 6)
Two bargemen pull a gravely wounded vagrant out of the Seine River. Directed by Christian de Chalonge, 2003.