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The Returned 

Les Revenants (original title)
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The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people who are presumed dead suddenly re-appear at their homes. Despite having passed away ... See full summary »

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Fabrice Gobert
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Series cast summary:
Anne Consigny ...  Claire Séguret 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Clotilde Hesme ...  Adèle / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Frédéric Pierrot ...  Jérôme / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Céline Sallette ...  Julie / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Grégory Gadebois ...  Toni / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Guillaume Gouix ...  Serge 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Pierre Perrier ...  Simon Delaitre 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Yara Pilartz ...  Camille / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Jean-François Sivadier Jean-François Sivadier ...  Pierre / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Ana Girardot ...  Lucy / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Jenna Thiam ...  Lena / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Swann Nambotin ...  Victor 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Brune Martin Brune Martin ...  Chloé / ... 16 episodes, 2012-2015
Constance Dollé Constance Dollé ...  Sandrine Sabatini / ... 15 episodes, 2012-2015
Matila Malliarakis Matila Malliarakis ...  Frédéric 15 episodes, 2012-2015
Laetitia de Fombelle Laetitia de Fombelle ...  Madame Costa 14 episodes, 2012-2015
Jérôme Kircher Jérôme Kircher ...  Père Jean-François 14 episodes, 2012-2015
Guillaume Marquet Guillaume Marquet ...  Alcide / ... 14 episodes, 2012-2015
Vincent Trouilleux Vincent Trouilleux ...  Lucho / ... 12 episodes, 2012-2015
Samir Guesmi ...  Thomas 10 episodes, 2012-2015
Alice Butaud ...  Mère de Victor 9 episodes, 2012-2015
Laurent Lucas ...  Berg 8 episodes, 2015
Alix Poisson Alix Poisson ...  Laure 8 episodes, 2012
Michaël Abiteboul Michaël Abiteboul ...  Milan 8 episodes, 2015
Armande Boulanger ...  Audrey Sabatini 8 episodes, 2015
Ernst Umhauer Ernst Umhauer ...  Virgil 8 episodes, 2015
Pierre Rochefort ...  Médecin 8 episodes, 2012-2015
Nicolas Wanczycki Nicolas Wanczycki ...  Lieutenant Janvier 8 episodes, 2015
Bertrand Constant Bertrand Constant ...  Maire 8 episodes, 2012
Franck Adrien Franck Adrien ...  Yan 8 episodes, 2012-2015
Laurent Capelluto ...  Le Commandant 7 episodes, 2015
Simon Ehrlacher Simon Ehrlacher ...  Gendarme / ... 7 episodes, 2012
Julien Gauthier Julien Gauthier ...  Tristan 7 episodes, 2015
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The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people who are presumed dead suddenly re-appear at their homes. Despite having passed away some years earlier, these ghostly characters appear in human form, they have not aged, and they are completely unaware of their own fatality. Determined to reclaim their lives and start over, they slowly come to realize that they are not the only ones to have been brought back from the dead. Their return augers torment for their community when a gruesome murder attempt bears a chilling resemblance to the work of a serial killer from the past. This is a homecoming like no other. Written by Donboy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

31 October 2013 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Haute Savoie Alps, France See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Frédéric Pierrot who plays Jerome also appears in the 2004 film of the same name as the character Gardet. See more »

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Version of They Came Back (2004) See more »

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A brilliantly fresh take on those walking dead.
2 August 2013 | by markgilmore1See all my reviews

Much credit is deserved here, to find such a fresh field amongst the hordes of undead programming assaulting our screens just now is a real achievement.

The setting is also a nice change adding bags of atmosphere. The acting is excellent with almost all the players showing just the right level of reluctance to accept the mind breaking reality of what is happening around them. The characters are diverse enough to give a real sense of the effect the events are having on the community and not just the individuals.

It's hard to criticise a show that makes such an effort to do things differently, and I wouldn't dream of being harsh to this one. The plot is that of a teasingly slowly unravelling mystery, and I would say this can naturally be just a little frustrating at times. One or two scenes are perhaps a little tough to accept as the genuine reaction of the character.

Little (almost petty) criticisms aside, I really enjoyed this show. It always left me eager for the next episode and I recommend it heartily to anyone looking for a smart new approach to an increasingly tired category.


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