Murder at the Cottage: The Search for Justice for Sophie

Murder at the Cottage: The Search for Justice for Sophie

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Using original evidence, never-before-seen footage and interviews with those closest to the case, this five-part docuseries looks into the unsolved case of Sophie Toscan du Plantier who was brutally murdered in West Cork in 1996.

2021UK, Ireland
CrimeDocumentaryMystery

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

Acclaimed filmmaker Jim Sheridan begins his investigation into the brutal... More murder of French film producer Sophie Toscan du Plantier in West Cork in 1996.

EPISODE 1.2

Episode 2

Early suspects in the murder case of Sophie Toscan du... More Plantier begin to emerge, including English journalist Ian Bailey, the first reporter on the crime scene.

EPISODE 1.3

Episode 3

The murder case continues with false leads, changing witness statements... More and a failure to charge a suspect despite more than 50 initial suspects identified by the Irish police.

EPISODE 1.4

Episode 4

Years later, the French authorities take over the investigation from... More the Irish Police and circle around one key suspect: Ian Bailey. A battle between cultures and judicial systems looms large.

EPISODE 1.5

Episode 5

After 24 years of suspicion, the French authorities put Ian... More Bailey on trial in absentia. The defendant remains in his home in West Cork while French Magistrates deliberate on his fate.

Murder at the Cottage: The Search for Justice for Sophie | Reviews

The Times

The Times

Jim Sheridan is a smart cookie behind the camera, but a desperate ham in front of it.

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Stuff

Stuff

It is a story told with a rare respect for the victim... Very recommended.

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Murder at the Cottage: The Search for Justice for Sophie | Release Details

Murder at the Cottage: The Search for Justice for Sophie is available to stream in New Zealand now on Neon.