After the crash
Running Time: 4x52'
/ Format: HD
/ Available versions: FR
Translated in more than 35 languages and rewarded with many literary prizes, « After the crash », written by Michel Bussi, has sold over 900,000 copies in the author's native France and 150,000 copies in the UK.
Picth: Just after midnight on December 23, 1977, a night flight connecting Istanbul to Paris plummets toward the Swiss Alps, crashing into a snowy mountainside. Within seconds flames engulf the plane, which is filled with holiday travellers. Out of all the passengers, all but one perish. The sole survivor is a three-month-old girl--thrown from the airliner before fire consumes the cabin. But two infants were on board and in 1977, DNA test does no exist. Is "the Miracle Child of Mont Terri" Lyse-Rose or Emilie? The families of both girls, who have nothing in common, step forward to claim the child. 20 years later, a private detective tasked with solving the mystery of the girl known as “Lylie”, is found murdered. He had just entrusted a secret notebook into the hands of Emilie, now a beautiful young woman. From there, the investigation starts again and the mystery unravels… “After the crash” is a psychological thriller surrounded by a moving human story. An action mini-series punctuated with a breathtaking countdown and a staggering outcome. A reflection on identity from which arises drama and comedy.
French broadcaster: M6
Coproducers: CPB Films (Marco Cherqui), Ririfilms (Delphine Bouix / Florence Laneurie)