French Thriller “Anthracite” Series Premiere, April 10, 2024, Netflix,

Anthracite

In this six-part French mystery thriller series, Anthracite, viewers are transported to a small mountain town in the Alps, where a web of secrets, cults, and murder unfolds. Premiering airing on Netflix on Wednesday, April 10, 2024, introduces viewers to a gripping narrative centered around the disappearance of a reporter and his daughter’s quest to find him.

The series, set in the aftermath of a mass suicide by a cult in 1994, explores the impact of this tragic event thirty years later. When a woman is murdered according to the cult’s rituals, the delicate balance in the small town is disrupted.

The main characters, Jaro Gatsi, a former motocross champion and repentant young offender, and Ida, the eccentric and socially awkward daughter of the missing reporter, find themselves entangled in a search for truth. Jaro becomes the perfect scapegoat for the woman’s murder, but with Ida’s help, he sets out to prove his innocence.

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The cast includes Clément Hatik as Jaro, Noémie Schmidt as Ida, Camille Lou as Giovanna, Nicolas Godart as Romeo, Raphaël Ferret as Erwan Le Floch, Jean-Marc Barr as Ida’s father, Solal Heilman, and Kad Merad as Jaro’s Uncle Claude.

Anthracite is created and written by Fanny Robert and Maxime Berthemy, with additional writing by Mehdi Ouahab and Sophie Lebarbier. It is directed by Julius Berg.

Anthracite promises a blend of suspense, mystery, and exploration of cults and murder, all set against the stunning yet ominous backdrop of the French Alps.

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Anthracite premieres Wednesday April 10, 2024 on Netflix.

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