Two women: is the TV movie inspired by a true story?
The TV movie Deux femmes, broadcast this Monday, February 28 at 9 p.m. on France 2, is directly inspired by a terrible news item that marked France in the 1960s.
France 2 broadcasts, this Monday, February 28 at 9 p.m., the TV movie Two women in which Odile Vuillemin plays Colette Chevreau, a senior shopkeeper accused of murdering her lover Antoine Bonnefond, a bank employee found charred in his car. On his side, Agatha Bonitzer embodies the young examining magistrate Anne-Marie Leroux who believes in the innocence of the victim’s mistress and who will do everything to prove it. This telefilm, which immerses us in the north of France in the 1960s, is it taken from a true story? TV Star answers you.
The TV movie Two women recounts the Bois Bleu criminal case, initially called Monique Case case, from the name of the first defendant. On November 4, 1965, the body of Georges Segretin, office manager at Société Générale, was found charred in his car in a forest in Cher. Suspicion then falls on Monique Case, a woman with loose morals, who is quickly and unjustly accused of the murder with the complicity of a policeman in charge of the investigation.
Odile Vuillemin in Two women: “The actor is a reflection of society”
Odile Vuillemin, who agreed to play the role of Colette Chevreau directly inspired by the story of Monique Case, confided in this subject to our colleagues from France Info during filming in February 2021. “I like the idea that the actor is a reflection of society, and at the moment we are full on the subject with #meetoo and all the talk that is freed up. So I find it good to participate in that”had confided the actress revealed by the series Profiling.
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