The Island of Thirty Coffins


The Island of Thirty Coffins

"The Island of Thirty Coffins" is a famous 1979 French television series. It was based on Maurice Leblanc's novel "L'île aux trente cercueils", directed by Marcel Cravenne and stars Claude Jade as Véronique d'Hergemont, a female protagonist, who is on the run and on searching for her father and her son, involved in horrible adventures on a terrific island: The story proceeds in 1917. Veronique d' Hergemont (Claude Jade) is a 35 year old young woman, nurse at the military hospital of Besançon. She suddenly learns the assassination from her husband, the mysterious Count Vorski (Jean-Paul Zehnacker), whom she has not seen for fourteen years. Its research will also lead it on the track of her father and her son whom she believed dead in a shipwreck, it is already a long time. She follows some signs - her initials "V d' H" written on a door - to Brittany, on this island with the name if not very pleasing... Brutal deaths, written enigmatic words... by which? An alarming prophecy, the supersticieuse terror of the inhabitants of the island, and sudden, Veronique cannot leave this island any more. It is blocked, lonely. Almost lonely...

Starring:
*Claude Jade (Véronique d'Hergemont)
*Jean-Paul Zehnacker (Alexis Vorski)
*Georges Marchal (Antoine d'Hergemont)
*Pascal Sellier (François d'Hergemont)
*Yves Beneyton (Philippe Maroux)


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