On the peninsula of Crozon, in Brittany, a young editor (Alice Isaaz) discovers a manuscript she believes to be a masterpiece. It would have been written by a certain Henri Pick, a pizzaiolo (pizza maker) has been dead for two years. Published, the book sells like hotcakes. But Jean-Michel Rouche, a well-known presenter of television, Bernard Pivot, and Michel Polac (Fabrice Luchini), has doubts about the identity of the alleged perpetrator, and begins to investigate.

Rémi Bezançon, 47-year-old (L e First Day of the rest of your life 2005), has seized with glee on the novel by David Foenkinos, The Mystery of Henri Pick (Gallimard, 2016). The director, who had already adapted to the screen A happy event Éliette Abécassis (2011), pruned, reduced the original text, but preserved in its frame. Transforming a quest for truth in comedy amidst the polar rich in twists and turns and false trails. The colors of the Finistère agree to the moods of the characters, contribute to their opening to …

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