Research Unit
(Section de Recherches)

Format: 167x52' / 15 Seasons

Created by Steven Bawol , Dominique Lancelot

Cast: Xavier Deluc , Franck Sémonin , Virginie Caliari , Honorine Magnier, Elise Tielrooy , Linda Hardy, Bernard Montiel


The elite team in criminal investigation In France, every major city has its Research Unit. Every time a murder, a disappearance or other crimes occurs, this elite team of Police steps in. Uniting experienced investigators, forensic teams, computer specialists, ballistic experts, the Research Unit uses all its skills to solve the most complex cases. But it is also a group of men and women, with their strengths and weaknesses, their qualities and their flaws, who are able to forget all their problems and get united when it comes to solving a crime.

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  • TF1’s #1 primetime crime series with an average of 8 million viewers per season the last ten years in France.
  • 15 seasons available.
  • Best series Festival du film Luchon.
  • Best French TV Series Polar Festival in Cognac.
  • Genre: Fiction


A3Series (Atresmedia) in Spain, TF1 in France, SAT1 in Germany, FOX Networks Group, ArtsUn, AXN, Calle13 Universal, Discovery in Italy, The Walt Disney Company in Bulgary, NBC, Paramount Channel


Produced by Auteurs Associés

Distributed by Mediawan. Acquired in Spain by Ypsilon Films

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