The Break (TV series)

The Break ( French : The Truce , “The Truce”) is a French-language Belgian crime drama television series, produced by Anthony Rey and directed by Matthieu Donck. [2]It debuted there RTBF ‘s La Une is 21 February 2016, is France 2 is 29 August 2016, and is Netflix in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada is 21 December 2016.[3]

Synopsis

Police detective Yoann Peeters moves from Brussels with his daughter to his hometown, where the body of a young African football player was pulled from the river. Originally thought to be a suicide, Peeters suspects murder. [4] [5]

Cast

  • Yoann White as Detective Yoann Peeters
  • Guillaume Kerbush as police inspector Sebastian Drummer
  • Sophie Breyer as Camille Peeters, Yoann’s daughter
  • Jérémy Zagba as Driss Assani, football player
  • Anne Coesens as Inès Buisson
  • Jean-Henri Compère as Rudy Geeraerts
  • Catherine Salée as Brigitte Fischer
  • Sophie Maréchal as Zoé Fischer
  • Thomas Mustin as Kevin Fischer
  • Jasmina Douieb as the psychiatrist
  • Lara Hubinont as Marjorie
  • Tom Audenaert as René Verselt
  • Vincent Grass as Lucien Rabet

Episodes

Series 1 (2016)

No. title Directed by Written by Original air date BE viewers
(millions)
1 “Episode 1” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 21 February 2016 .477 [7]
Following the death of his wife, Brussels detective Yoann Peeters moves to his childhood hometown of Heiderfeld with his daughter, Camille. The body of 19-year-old Driss Assani, a football player in the local club, is discovered in the Semois . [6]
2 “Episode 2” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 21 February 2016 .398 [7]
Recluse Jean-François Lequais confessed to killing Driss, and the local police are happy to close the case. Yoann, however, does not believe Lequais is guilty. [8]
3 “Episode 3” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 28 February 2016 .386 [10]
Yoann continues his investigation into Driss’ death. [9]
4 “Episode 4” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 28 February 2016 .356 [10]
Yoann and his team investigate the suicide note found near Driss and the cabbalistic signs at his apartment. [11]
5 “Episode 5” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 6 March 2016 .349 [12]
6 “Episode 6” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 6 March 2016 .315 [12]
7 “Episode 7” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 13 March 2016 .321 [13]
8 “Episode 8” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 13 March 2016 .287 [13]
9 “Episode 9” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 20 March 2016 .381 [14]
10 “Episode 10” Matthieu Donck Stéphane Bergmans, Benjamin d’Aoust, Matthieu Donck 20 March 2016 .354 [14]

Production

The Truce is produced by Helicotronc, in co-production with RTBF and Proximus. It received € 1.18 million ($ 1.5 million) from the new Wallonia Brussels-RTBF Fund for the Belgian Series and the Wallimage Bruxellimage regional economic fund. The series is filmed in the Ardennes . [5] It is the first Belgian television crime drama. [2]

Release

The Truce premiered on 21 February 2016 RTBF ‘s La Une , and received an average audience share of 22.5%. [15]

International distribution

  •  Belgium ( Flemish ): Canvas – 8 October 2016
  •  France : France 2 – 29 August 2016 [16]
  • Switzerland : RTS – 22 June 2016
  •  United States / United Kingdom / Canada : Netflix – 21 December 2016

References

  1. Jump up^ “100% Belgian, 100% intense:” The Truce “arrives this Sunday at 20:50 La Une!” (In French). RTBF. 1 February 2016 . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  2. ^ Jump up to:b Mayorga, Emilio (19 April 2016). “Series Mania: Q & A with Matthieu Donck, Anthony Rey,” The Break ‘Director and Producer ” . Variety . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  3. Jump up^ Biermé, Maxime (21 December 2016). “” The Truce “lands on Netflix and becomes” The Break ” . The Evening . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  4. Jump up^ Adams, Thelma (January 6, 2017). “Do You Have the Guts for These Hard-Boiled Netflix Mysteries?”. Observe . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  5. ^ Jump up to:b Hopewell, John (April 16, 2016). “Belgium Black Hit ‘The Break’ Rolls Out First Sales” . Variety . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  6. Jump up^ “The Treve: Aflevering 1/10” (in Dutch). Canvas . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  7. ^ Jump up to:b Yves Castel (February 23, 2016). “# Hearings // weekend 19 to 21 February 2016” . Tuner.be.
  8. Jump up^ “The Treve: Aflevering 2/10” (in Dutch). Canvas . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  9. Jump up^ “The Treve: Aflevering 3/10” (in Dutch). Canvas . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  10. ^ Jump up to:b Yves Castel (29 February 2016). “# Hearings // Weekend from 26 to 28 February 2016” . Tuner.be.
  11. Jump up^ “The Treve: Aflevering 4/10” (in Dutch). Canvas . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  12. ^ Jump up to:b Yves Castel (7 March 2016). “# Hearings // Weekend from 04 to 06 March 2016” . Tuner.be.
  13. ^ Jump up to:b Yves Castel (March 15, 2016). “# Hearings // Weekend March 11-13, 2016” . Tuner.be.
  14. ^ Jump up to:b Yves Castel (22 March 2016). “# Hearings // Weekend from 18 to 20 March 2016” . Tuner.be.
  15. Jump up^ “” The Truce “: in Flanders and Switzerland in addition to France” . The Future (in French). 7 April 2016 . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .
  16. Jump up^ ” ” The Truce “landed tonight on France 2” . OZAP (in French). 29 August 2016 . Retrieved 13 January 2017 .

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