Amazon Prime Video is adding two new French language dramas, The Bureau and Baron Noir, to its line-up later this month.
Produced by Federation Entertainment, TOP and Canal Plus, spy drama The Bureau stars Matthieu Kassovitz (Amelie, Munich) as a member of the clandestine branch of the French Secret Service who returns to his home base after a six-year mission in Damascus and struggles to let go of his false identity and illicit affair with a Syrian woman.
All 10 episodes of Season 1 of The Bureau, distributed globally by Federation Entertainment, will launch on 17th June, with Season 2’s 10 episodes launching on 26th August.
Baron Noir, directed by Ziad Doueiri (Pulp Fiction), is a suspenseful drama written and created by Eric Benzekri and Jean-Baptiste Delafon.
French politician Philippe Rickwaert, played by Kad Merad (22 Bullets), thirsts for revenge against his political enemies in a tale of epic scale.
Philippe’s political career is in shambles after he is double-crossed by the presidential candidate from the Left, Francis Laugier (Niels Arestrup – War Horse).
He must cultivate friendships and forge an alliance with his closest advisor, Amelie Doendeu (Anna Mouglalis – Anna) in order to save his election.