The Disappearance (2016)
Thursday 2nd June 2016
Following the panoramic vistas of Hinterland Series Two, Nordic Noir & Beyond is pleased to announce the DVD and Blu-ray release of the complete series of the intimate, character-driven French drama The Disappearance on 4th July 2016. Having been a huge success in France, The Disappearance made its UK debut on BBC Four on Saturday 28th May at 9pm with the first two back-to-back episodes.
Julien and Florence find themselves in every parent's worst nightmare when their daughter Léa, a promising straight A-student, goes missing after attending Lyon's Festival of Music. The last that was heard of her was a 3am answering machine message saying: "Daddy! It's Leah, if you're here please pick up!"
While Florence tries to maintain a semblance of normality for her other two children, Zoe and Thomas, Julien cannot sit around and do nothing - he embarks on a mission to find Léa. Having promised to accompany Léa home, Thomas is being racked by guilt.
Lead investigator Inspector Molina leaves no stone unturned to find Léa. During his thorough investigation Molina builds the portrait of a complex young girl. Step by step everybody's deepest and darkest secrets are revealed.
The French premiere of The Disappearance attracted over 5 million viewers and continued to draw in more viewers across its run time to become the best performing programme of 2015 on France 2.
For her performance in The Disappearance Alix Poisson (The Returned) won the Series Mania Award for Best Actress in 2015. The winners of the award are chosen by an international jury of journalists.
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