Hotel Beau Séjour

Hotel Beau Sejour (also just Beau Sejour ) is a Flemish -language Belgian supernatural crime drama television series, created by Bert Van Dael, Sanne Nuyens and Benjamin Sprengers and directed by Nathalie Basteyns and Kaat Beels. It begins to air on Belgian channel Een on 1 January 2017 and on Arte in France, Germany and French-speaking Belgium on 2 March. It debuted on Netflix on 16 March 2017. [2] [3]

Synopsis

In a village ( Lanklaar ) in Limburg , Maasland , near the Dutch border, Belgian teenager Kato (Lynn Van Royen) She has no memory of the day before her death or why she was there. She is a member of a group of young women who have been living in the United States for many years. [4]

Cast

  • Lynn Van Royen – Kato Hoeven, teenaged murder victim
  • Inge Paulussen – Kristel Brouwers, Kato’s mother
  • Jan Hammenecker – Marcus Otten, Kristel’s husband and Kato’s stepfather
  • Kris Cuppens – Luc Hoeven, Kato’s father who can see Kato
  • Johan van Assche – Alexander Vinken, local crooked cop and brother-in-law of Melanie who can see Kato
  • Katrin Lohmann – Marion Schneider, federal police detective who is the lead investigator into Kato’s death
  • Mieke De Groote – Dora Plettinckx, federal police detective
  • Roel Vanderstukken – Bart Blom, local police officer and Alexander’s partner
  • Joren Seldeslachts – Charlie Vinken, Alexander’s Who Can See Kato
  • Joke Emmers – Ines Anthoni, Kato’s friend who can still see her
  • Charlotte Timmers – Sofia Otten, Kato’s 18-year-old stepsister who can see her
  • Guus Bullen – Cyril Otten, Sofia’s 12-year-old brother and Kato’s stepbrother
  • Maarten Nulens – Leon Vinken, motocross racer who was Kato’s boyfriend
  • Tiny Bertels – Hild Jacobs, Charlie’s mother
  • Reinhilde Decleir – Renee Brouwers, Kato’s grandmother
  • Barbara Sarafian – Melanie Engelenhof, Leon’s mother, Alexander’s widowed sister-in-law and owner of the Hotel Beau Séjour

Episodes

Season 1 (2017)

No.
overall
No. in
season
title Directed by Written by Original air date Belgium viewers
(millions)
1 1 “The Body”
” Het lijk “
Nathalie Basteyns & Kaat Beel Basteyns, Beels, Sanne Nuyens, Benjamin Sprengers & Bert Van Dael 1 January 2017 1.36
Belgian teen Kato awakes at a hotel, bloody and beaten, and is shocked to find her own naked corpse in the bathtub. She flees out the window and into the night when someone attempts to come into the room. With no memory of what happened to her, she can not wait to hear or see her, including her own mother. In the woods, she encounters a lone black horse. She returns to her husband and her husband, and her confusion grows as she finds her father and stepsister to her and communicate with her. Though she is dead, Kato still eats, sleeps and feels pain like she is still alive. Her mother, Kristel, and Kato’s body is discovered in a gravel pit flooded with water.
2 2 “The Five”
” De vijf “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 8 January 2017 1.54
Police investigate after Kato’s body, now blindfolded with a scarf, is pulled from the flooded pit. Kato Discovers she was last seen in public at a shooting festival, Where She Was Drunk, and que le coroner found XTC in her system, along with evidence of sexual assault as possible. The cause of death was blunt force trauma to her head. Kato is surprised to find out that she broke up with her boyfriend, motocross racer Leon, at the festival the night of her death. She finds that she is moving: her father, Luc, a high school principal and alcoholic who believes he is suffering from delusions; Her stepsister, Sofia; Her friend Ines; Leon’s cousin Charlie, who just moved to town after traveling abroad; And Charlie ‘ S father, Alexander Vinken, a local police officer investigating her death. Someone stole The motocross club is 8,000 euro from the motocross club; Luc, club treasurer, suspects local punks Gianni and Danny. Alexander finds CCTV video of Kato from a gas station, riding a motorbike with a man wearing a helmet, but he deletes it from the server after he recognizes the man.
3 3 “The Medium”
” Het medium “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 15 January 2017 1.53
The two Federal Police detectives working the case, the German-born Marion Schneider and Dora Plettinckx, discover nude photos of Kato is her laptop. Charlie goes to see his psychiatrist, Dr. Schneider (Detective Schneider’s mother) as it’s revealed he takes medication to prevent hallucinations, and the story about him traveling abroad was a cover for his stay in an institution. Kato tells Alexander – whose widowed sister-in-law Melanie, Leon’s mother, owns the Beautiful Stay – that she woke up in room 108, but later finds him in the room ripping up the carpet, claiming it is for renovation. Schneider, who is the author of the book, Charlie uses a local man Jefke – who often goes to the police because he thinks he possesses psychic powers – by putting the idea about. Luminol reveals the crime scene in the bathtub.
4 4 “The Opening”
” De opening “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 22 January 2017 1.43
An eyelash found on Kato’s body was determined to be that of a female, leading the detectives to theorize Kato was killed by a male and female working together. Schneider discovers a Dutch victim, Claudia De Wit, whose disappearance is five years prior to striking similarities to their case. They question Jefke, but he has an alibi for the night Kato was killed. Charlie informs Kato that she kissed him at the festival the night before her death, after she had broken up with Leon. She begins to think that she can not get away with her. Ines is making extra money by storing XTC at her job for her cousins ​​Gianni and Danny. Melanie confesses to Alexander, with Kato overhearing, that she was the one who moved her body in the gravel pit after finding her dead in her hotel.
5 5 “Full Moon”
” Volle maan “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 29 January 2017 1.50
The police investigate additional CCTV footage of Kato on the highway with the unknown motorcyclist. Alexander, who is having an affair with Melanie, threatens Kato to not tell anyone that Melanie moved her body. Alexander plots to steal the DNA sample taken from Melanie during the investigation before it can be tested. Sofia’s interest in Leon becomes apparent, and Luc is enraged when he discovers she is taking motocross lessons while wearing Kato’s own riding gear. Sofia’s younger brother, Cyril, meanwhile, has feelings for the much older Ines. Alexander informs Kato that the motorcyclist is in the video Hannes Vanderkerk, a Dutch drug dealer. Charlie goes to a party to buy XTC from Ines’ partners, in order to find Vanderkerk, and is beaten by them outside for mentioning his name. Kato follows them and gets Vanderkerk’s number one of their cellphones and uses it to track him down to a wedding. She arrives and is stunned when she discovers he is an old man who can see her too.
6 6 “The Wedding”
” De bruiloft “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 5 February 2017 1.51
Vanderkerk, who does not know Kato is dead, angrily confronts her for being at the wedding. Ines, who has been arrested along with her cousins ​​after a police raid, denies she had anything to do with the XTC. Bart, a young police officer who works with Alexander, gets her to agree to say she was there to buy drugs in order to get off with a small fine. Alexander tries to break into the DNA lab to steal Melanie’s sample can not go through with it. A USB flash drive with the CCTV footage Alexander erased from the gas station is sent to Schneider. The video clearly shows Vanderkerk’s face after he removes his helmet. Vanderkerk is brought in for questioning about the video; He claims Kato (who is now realizes is a ghost) was hitchhiking and he only gave her a ride. Kato sees him hiding a SIM card in his sock. Kato and Charlie begin a relationship. Sofia, who was killed in a car crash last year in the Netherlands, had an affair with Leon’s dad, Boris, who also died in the crash, and that Kato and Leon Both knew the truth. Alexander realizes Charlie took the USB stick and sent it to the police at Kato’s request. Luc informs Kristel about Kato still being present, and he and Kato eventually convince her by answering questions only Kato knew, including a specific recipe. Alexander confronts Vanderkerk in a police van and ends up shooting him after a struggle. Who was killed in a car crash seven years earlier in the Netherlands, had had an affair with Leon’s dad, Boris, who also died in the crash, and that both Kato and Leon both knew the truth. Alexander realizes Charlie took the USB stick and sent it to the police at Kato’s request. Luc informs Kristel about Kato still being present, and he and Kato eventually convince her by answering questions only Kato knew, including a specific recipe. Alexander confronts Vanderkerk in a police van and ends up shooting him after a struggle. Who was killed in a car crash seven years earlier in the Netherlands, had had an affair with Leon’s dad, Boris, who also died in the crash, and that both Kato and Leon both knew the truth. Alexander realizes Charlie took the USB stick and sent it to the police at Kato’s request. Luc informs Kristel about Kato still being present, and he and Kato eventually convince her by answering questions only Kato knew, including a specific recipe. Alexander confronts Vanderkerk in a police van and ends up shooting him after a struggle. Luc informs Kristel about Kato still being present, and he and Kato eventually convince her by answering questions only Kato knew, including a specific recipe. Alexander confronts Vanderkerk in a police van and ends up shooting him after a struggle. Luc informs Kristel about Kato still being present, and he and Kato eventually convince her by answering questions only Kato knew, including a specific recipe. Alexander confronts Vanderkerk in a police van and ends up shooting him after a struggle.
7 7 “The Film”
” De film “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 12 February 2017 1.43
A video of Sofia and Leon having sex in their town. His mother tells Sofia she is a whore like her mother, and Leon runs away to stay at the family caravan with Sofia. She confesses to Kato that she has been in love with Leon for a long time, and Kato says she is happy for them to be together. Sofia then confesses it was she who slipped the XTC into Kato’s drinking the night she was killed, because of her jealousy over Leon. Alexander claims he shot and killed Vanderkerk in self-defense as he tried to escape. Vanderkerk’s SIM card. He later burns the Kato’s murder and uses to influence the Schneider to investigate Vanderkerk. Luc, desperate to spend time with Kristel, Begins lying and saying Kato is there with them when she’s not. Her husband, Marcus, becomes jealous and drunkenly breaks into Luc’s house late at night, where he urinates all over his desk. Melanie is arrested after the DNA results come back. The next morning, the bodies of Leon and Sofia, naked and blindfolded with scarves like Kato, are found hanging from a tree at the motocross track.
8 8 “The Maasland Murders”
” De Maaslandmoorden “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 19 February 2017 1.41
Autopsies revealed that Leon and Sofia died of asphyxiation before they were hanged and large amounts of rohypnol were in their systems. Ines confesses to Kato that she was the one who stole the 8,000 euro from the motocross club, in order to buy the XTC from Vanderkerk. Angry, Kato leaves before Ines can explain why she has money because she is pregnant. Alexander’s wife, Hilde, confesses that she was responsible for the video of Leon and Sofia, because she was angry over his affair with Leon’s mother. Charlie looks at Sofia’s online photo album, which includes flirty comments from someone named White. White’s profile page includes a message from Kato close to midnight before she died, that she would meet him at the shooting festival. Alexander tells Charlie that he is more upset over Leon’s death than he would be if Charlie died. Charlie tells Kato he wishes she was dead so they could be together forever. Marcus fires Ines, who works at his produce store, because of village gossip over the XTC. Melanie attempts suicide in jail. Alexander tells Kato that the reason Charlie was committed to being murdered when they were young teens. Charlie suddenly confesses to the police that he killed Kato, Leon and Sofia. Alexander tells Kato that the reason Charlie was committed to being murdered when they were young teens. Charlie suddenly confesses to the police that he killed Kato, Leon and Sofia. Alexander tells Kato that the reason Charlie was committed to being murdered when they were young teens. Charlie suddenly confesses to the police that he killed Kato, Leon and Sofia.
9 9 “The Confession”
” De bekentenis “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 26 February 2017 1.40
Charlie, who was previously diagnosed with borderline personality disorder with psychotic tendencies, told the police that he had been plotted for a year to kill Leon. Kato’s body was well-worn and she was killed. Alexander, who is convinced he is lying, instead insists Leon and Sofia’s murders were revenge for his killing Vanderkerk. He threatens Vanderkerk’s sister who denies her involvement with the Vanderkerk’s lab. Kato, meanwhile, believes Charlie’s confession to the police includes details of the notebook in which she was compiling clues about her death. Kato is stunned to see the message from her on White ‘ S blog and insists she has no idea who that is. She and Ines create a fake profile to contact him. Detective Schneider, who is suspicious of Charlie’s sudden confession, notes that his handwriting matches the envelope from the USB drive in the mail. Dr. Schneider tells her daughter that she can not tell her any information about Charlie because of doctor-patient confidentiality. Alexander is cleared in the death of Vanderkerk, which was ruled self-defense. After clues from Vanderkerk’s sister, Alexander discovers the dead drug dealer’s lab in an underground bunker, and finds Kato’s grandmother Renée there as it’s on her farmland. Cyril takes his mother’s gun and threatens to the father of Ines’ baby. Ines, using the fake profile, Gets white to agree to meet her at a train station at night, where she ends up confessing her pregnancy to Kato. White arrives on a motorcycle, wearing a white helmet, but drives off when he sees it’s ines. After he drives away, he takes off his helmet: It’s Bart, the police officer. Cyril, who has been locked in Renée’s attic as punishment for threatening Luc, discovers bundles of cash under the floorboards. Kato goes to confront her father and is hit on the head from behind. Discovers bundles of cash under the floorboards. Kato goes to confront her father and is hit on the head from behind. Discovers bundles of cash under the floorboards. Kato goes to confront her father and is hit on the head from behind.
10 10 “The Night”
” De nacht “
Basteyns & Beel Basteyns, Beels, Nuyens, Sprengers & Van Dael 5 March 2017 N / A
Kato regains consciousness and finds she has been buried “alive” in a wooden box. Marcus is enraged when Kristel tells her that she is speaking with Kato’s ghost via Luc, who he insists is manipulating her to win him back. He is a researcher and a researcher at the University of California, San Diego, California. Ines goes to the police station and tells Bart about the online messages from White. Bart deletes the White account and later tells Charlie’s mother that he was sending anonymous messages to Sofia and Kato because he was shy. Detective Schneider discovers that Alexander is a crooked cop and arrests him. She gets a call that Claudia De Wit’s body is found on a farm in the Netherlands. The owners of the property claim they saw wild horses attacking the dirt before they first dug up an empty coffin and found a second coffin with Wit’s body buried below. Alexander sees the word ” Subaru ” written on the inside of the coffin in a crime scene; Detective Schneider can not see the word, so Alexander knows Kato wrote it; The empty coffin dug up actually had Kato in it, but the farmer could not see her. He tells Schneider about Kato still being there and she thinks he’s crazy. Cyril gives the drug money to Ines, who insists he returns to his step-grandmother Renée. Renée claims it is not hers and that Cyril can keep it. Kato, once again bloody, returns home after a fight with Marcus. She finds photos of Marcus with a Subaru. Suddenly, She realizes he can see her too when he arrives and attacks her. Subaru, which the police trace to Marcus’ dead wife, Veerle. They realize that the shooting festival marked the beginning of Boris and Veerle’s affair, which triggered Marcus to commit the four murders, starting with Claudia De Wit. Marcus tells Kato he had to stop Sofia from leaving him to run away with Leon, another Vinken. Luc returns to the house after realizing Marcus has his desk and thus he is the one who urinated all over it. He attacks Marcus when he sees him strangling Kato; Kristel comes in to see the struggle between the two men and shoots Luc in the leg. The police arrive and arrest Marcus for the murders. Kato soon vanishes, along with the “Subaru” writing inside the coffin in the photo. Ines, driving away to start a new life, sees the lone black horse. A flashback to the night of Kato’s death shows the events that transpired, including Marcus witnessing Kato and Charlie kiss at the festival. Unaware that she had broken up with Leon, Marcus becomes enraged at her infidelity. Vanderkerk, Marcus picks up the inebriated Kato with his car, takes her to room 108 at the Beau Séjour, the same room in which he says his wife has her affair six years earlier with Boris, And murders her. Back in the present, Charlie is released from prison. He is the only one who can still see Kato. He apologizes for the false confession before she finally disappears completely. S death shows the events that transpired, including Marcus witnessing Kato and Charlie kiss at the festival. Unaware that she had broken up with Leon, Marcus becomes enraged at her infidelity. Vanderkerk, Marcus picks up the inebriated Kato with his car, takes her to room 108 at the Beau Séjour, the same room in which he says his wife has her affair six years earlier with Boris, And murders her. Back in the present, Charlie is released from prison. He is the only one who can still see Kato. He apologizes for the false confession before she finally disappears completely. S death shows the events that transpired, including Marcus witnessing Kato and Charlie kiss at the festival. Unaware that she had broken up with Leon, Marcus becomes enraged at her infidelity. Vanderkerk, Marcus picks up the inebriated Kato with his car, takes her to room 108 at the Beau Séjour, the same room in which he says his wife has her affair six years earlier with Boris, And murders her. Back in the present, Charlie is released from prison. He is the only one who can still see Kato. He apologizes for the false confession before she finally disappears completely. Marcus picks up the inebriated Kato with her car, takes her to room 108 at the Beau Séjour, the same room in which he says her wife has her affair six years earlier with Boris, and murders her. Back in the present, Charlie is released from prison. He is the only one who can still see Kato. He apologizes for the false confession before she finally disappears completely. Marcus picks up the inebriated Kato with her car, takes her to room 108 at the Beau Séjour, the same room in which he says her wife has her affair six years earlier with Boris, and murders her. Back in the present, Charlie is released from prison. He is the only one who can still see Kato. He apologizes for the false confession before she finally disappears completely.

Production

The Hotel Nice Stay (“Nice Stay”) in Dilsen-Stokkem . [5] The father of series co-creator Nathalie Basteyns stayed at the hotel 10 years before the show was created, and it made an impression on him. Basteyns and Kaat Beels Conceived the idea for the series after-this time immediately, When the child murders of serial killer Marc Dutroux Were still fresh in people’s minds. They have to add a supernatural element to the story to set it apart from other similar neo-black dramas currently airing. Lynn Van Royen, who was a teenager, was 28 and pregnant with her second child during the shoot. The creators and producers hope to make the series an anthology, with a different dead character in each season. [6]

Reception

Hotel Beau Sejour has-been well received by critics, with Particular praise for Lynn Van Royen’s portrayal of The Murdered Kato. [7] John Doyle of The Globe and Mail, “ HBO’s True Detective , calling it a remarkably textured, slow-burning and compelling murder mystery.” [4] The Los Angeles Times called Hotel Beau Séjour has “worthy new addition to a crowded stream of European crime thrillers.” [8]

References

  1. Jump up^ “Nieuw op Eén: Beautiful stay” . VRT.be (in Dutch). 13 December 2016 . Retrieved 28 March 2017 .
  2. Jump up^ “From Iron Fist to Boardwalk Empire, here’s what’s new on Netflix, CraveTV and Shudder in March” . National Post . 1 March 2017 . Retrieved 29 March 2017 .
  3. Jump up^ Decre, Hanne (February 24, 2017). ” ” Nice stay “krijgt miljoenenpubliek op Netflix” . From Redactie . Retrieved 29 March 2017 .
  4. ^ Jump up to:b Doyle, John (17 March 2017). “Great place to stay!” John Doyle: Euro Black is alive and well in the excellent Hotel Beau Séjour . The Globe and Mail . Retrieved 28 March 2017 .
  5. Jump up^ Sokol, Kirsten (31 December 2016). “Maak kennis met nieuwe zondagavondreeks op Een:” Beautiful Stay ” ” . From Redactie . Retrieved 29 March 2017 .
  6. Jump up^ “Nathalie Basteyns (Nice stay):” The Belgian fiction exported well “” . Le Figaro (in French). 2 March 2017 . Retrieved 29 March 2017 .
  7. Jump up^ Delahaye, Martine (March 2, 2017). “TV:” Beautiful Stay “, a living dead investigates his assassination” . The World (in French) . Retrieved 28 March 2017 .
  8. Jump up^ Barton, Chris (March 24, 2017). “Overrated / Underrated: The Shins ” Heartworms ‘buries its strengths while’ Hotel Beau Séjour is worth checking out . Los Angeles Times . Retrieved 31 March 2017 .

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