How’s this for a high-concept historical potboiler? In post-World War One France, former frontline medic Louise Kerlac (Laura Smet) loses her job to a returning soldier, and with it the only income for herself and her veteran brother, Antoine (Tom Hygreck). Antoine has a job waiting for him with the Paris Sûreté, but he’s suffering from devastating PTSD and has dedicated himself to his painting.

If things aren’t bad enough, Louise witnesses the murder of a family friend, seemingly by government agents, and finds herself implicated in the killing. The solution to both problems? Disguise herself as a man, take on Antoine’s identity and police job, and investigate the murder herself. What could possibly go wrong?

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