Le mensonge

Inspired by a drama that shocked the town of Vence in the Alpes-Maritimes département, the miniseries Le Mensonge portrays the accusation of incest made by a child against his grandfather – played by Daniel Auteuil – in 2000, and the fifteen-year trial that followed. 

Marriage, family, career, everything in Claude's life is a success. Mayor of his town, he is almost certain to become senator. For his beloved grandson Lucas, life is much less cheerful: his parents are divorcing and he's awkward and ill at ease. One day he accuses his grandfather of rape...