Thursday, January 18, 2024

“Monsieur Spade”

"Monsieur Spade” is a new live-action crime drama TV miniseries, created by Emmy winners Scott Frank and Tom Fontana, based on author Dashiell Hammett’s 1930 novel "The Maltese Falcon", starring Clive Owen as world-famous detective 'Sam Spade', forced to come out of his retirement, after learning about the rumored return of a long-time enemy, now airing on AMC and AMC+:

"...the year is 1963, and 'Detective Sam Spade' (Owen) is enjoying his retirement in the South of France. By contrast to his days as a private eye in San Francisco, Spade’s life in Bozouls is peaceful and quiet. 

"But the rumored return of his old adversary will change everything. Six beloved nuns have been killed at the local convent. As the town grieves, secrets emerge, and new leads are established. 

"Spade learns that the murders are somehow connected to a mysterious child who is believed to possess great powers..."

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