CHRONICLE – A dive into the daily life of police officers investigating a feminicide in vain. A great film noir by Dominik Moll.
Almost every night, Yohan (Bastien Bouillon) does laps on his bike. He goes around in circles, like the group of Grenoble judicial police officers he leads and who is investigating in vain the burnt victim of Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne: a young woman who crossed paths with Death at night. Lurking in the shade of a street alongside a children’s playground, she had her face camouflaged and doused her upper body with gasoline before setting it on fire.
The investigation into this horrific murder is moving fast. Promising avenues are explored. The suspects parade, numerous: Clara fell easily in love and could arouse legitimate jealousies. Isn’t it you, the rapper who was talking about burning it in a song, precisely? And you, who lives alone in a cellar and found the lighter a few steps from the crime scene? And you, who was convicted of domestic violence? Problem: everyone has a concrete alibi.
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