Sex is fascinating and it attracts everyone’s attention. Jealousy, obsession, frustration: sex reveals our dark side, our deepest secrets and backs some of us into an unexpected corner… sometimes into dark abysses. Because boundary line between passion, sex and crime is often very thin.
Eps1 : Murder on the Web
Jackie Giboulet, a 58-year-old gay man, is found dead in Nîmes. Aziz Bouzida, a 21-year-old Moroccan man he met on the Internet, stabbed him 11 times and then took off with his laptop. During his trial, Aziz strongly denied being gay : facing his entourage and having to address his religious beliefs, he vehemently denied having that kind of sexual orientation. Aziz Bouzida was eventually sentenced to twenty years in prison, a heavy sentence. He decided not to appeal, and ultimately this case left many questions unanswered. Why was Jackie Giboulet murdered ?
Eps2 : Sexology Disfunction
In April 2009, the last appear of Tordjman was at the Assize Court of Paris, accused for seven rapes by his patients and two sexual assaults. He has always protested his innocence but he died a month before his trial. Was it really a sexual predator ? April 2009, Tordjman, a doctor, was accused for seven rapes by his patients, aggravated rape by person having authority over vulnerable people”. But, women who filed complaints against him, returned to his regular consultations. He has always protested his innocence, but died a month before his trial. The serious charges against him were true ? What really was happening behind the closed doors of cabinet Tordjman ? Was it really a sexual predator ? A therapist deviant ? In the eyes of justice, he died innocent. If Tordjman took his secret with him, he must go back over the fate of this famous practitioner, and conducting the investigation to understand what were the real issues of his life.
Eps3 : The Manuela Cano Mystery
Daniel Cano is found dead, murdered. Today, Manuela Cano, his widow, is in custody, accused of murdering her husband because of her dark, tragic love life in the past. Over 25 years, within a radius of 25 kilometers, she has had 5 boy friends. Two are hospitalized and three died. The rumour paints Manuela Cano as a “black widow.” In this film, we retrace the facts. But we also try to understand the kind of men who shared their lives with her, as well as the life she built with Daniel for 17 years. Innocent or guilty, Manuela Cano herself remains a mystery. This film will attempt to understand how a boy’s love for a doll transformed him into a serial killer. It’s the true story of Volker Eckert, who leaves behind his strangled victims along the roadside. Young, he takes a liking to one of his sister’s dolls. While playing with this beautiful doll he caressed himself. And from that point on, Volker Eckert would continually search out that same feeling of pleasure. And so he needs a partner who has very beautiful long hair. This is the horrific story of a serial “strangler” who kills to relive the intense sexual emotions he experienced during his youth.
Eps4 : The Opavska Mysteries
On February 24, 2004, Katharina Opvaska, is accused of murdering her lover. She’s sentenced to 15 years in prison. She has the icy beauty of a girl from Eastern Europe, frequenting palaces on the French Riviera. Her playground is the world of luxury prostitution. But behind it all lies a disturbing past : her first husband dies in the 1980’s after coming down with a mysterious tropical fever. The second disappears without a trace in South America. The third man in her life crashes into a ravine. The prime suspect is the girl with the intoxicating beauty… the “praying mantis,” according to the prosecutor, that no man can resist. She lures them in, only to take them for everything they have.
Eps5 : Murder at the Swingers Club
Montpellier Criminal Court, the murder trial of Frantz Diguelman. We followed this six-day trail of convicted murderer Frantz Diguelman, who extraordinarily agreed to speak to us in a tell-all. Frantz Diguelman admits having committed this savage murder : he shot his victim with a spear gun and stabbed him 20 times. The victim, Paul Mistler, an ordinary 60-year-old storekeeper, was the husband of Diane Mistler, the woman whom Diguelman claimed was his lover. Diana Mistler denies any involvement in the murder. But of the two suspects, which one is telling the truth ?
Eps6 : The Fetish Trucker
This is the horrific story of a serial “strangler” who kills to relive the intense sexual emotions he experienced during his youth. How does a child obsessed with a doll with long hair become a serial killer ?
Eps7 : Frustration Killing
Suzanne Fragues’ body is found unconscious at her home, covered in blood, a knife stuck in her back and a phrase written on her skin : “THE FIRST IS …”. Investigators fear that this first victim will not be the last.
Eps8 : Little Murder Among Friends
Cindy Claude is found drowned with her hands tied, in Belgium. The police are put on the trail of three young lesbians who all have some connection with drugs, like Cindy. Is this a trivial story of jealousy or a drug-related dispute ?
Episode : Little Murder Among Friends
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8 x 52'
16:9 - SD
Crime & Investigation
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