3 X MANON (2014 – )


Creator: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade

Cast: Alba Gaïa Kraghede Bellugi, Yannick Choirat, Marina Foïs 

Manon is a 15-year-old teenager rebellious  against everything. She is sent to a closed educational center after stabbing her mother with a knife. She has six months to rehabilitate herself and think about her future.

Here is a terrific series that should of lasted only 3 episodes because it was rewarded with a Fipa award and the rating was there on the channel  Arte there will be a second season. And yes it is a joy to see such a great series from France succeed in creating such a quality series.

Here is a Manon (Alba Gaïa Kraghede Bellugi) who stab her mother who is a little too loving if you know what I mean., well you think she is a little strange. Manon get to go to a rehabilitation centre which she has 6 months to get rehabilitate. Once she gets there she is trying to control her anger but she  can’t help it, she react violently. She find comfort in this woman who is the cook there. But there is something there with Manon and her mom something  is not healthy and Manon most of the time does not want to talk to her on the phone. Marina Foîs here does an out standing job here to play Manon’s mom . she is a little disturbing. Manon  tries  to get it together but is she going to succeed?




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