Simon Coleman: House Cop

Interview with Jean-Michel Tiniveli and the designers

After the accidental death of his sister and brother-in-law, a seasoned, hardened bachelor officer is given the most difficult mission of his life: to raise his three nieces and nephews. The suspense of the thriller and the tenderness of the family comedy: “Simon Coleman” disrupts the codes and nurtures the charm of its performer, Jean-Michel Tinivelli at the helm. Wednesday, June 15 at 21.10 in France 2.

Simon Coleman is my wife’s fight.

Jean-Michel Tiniveli, actor

Remember this name: Simon Coleman. In one unit, this extraordinary character disrupts the codes of crime and family comedy. Born under the chiseled pen of Alexandra Echkenazi and Thomas Perrier, he even stands out as one of PAF’s most endearing heroes. ” We break the myth of the macho officer with the big voice and the broken nose “, Says his interpreter Jean-Michel Tinivelli. ” Until now, there were either mother officers or old-fashioned single officers », Comments Alexandra Echkenazi. Now to ” housekeeper »: After the death of his sister and brother-in-law by accident, this pro of muscle infiltration is entrusted with the most difficult mission of his life, the education of his three nephews and nieces. ” On the one hand there is a very serious thriller and on the other hand the family life aspect which is not random.continues the screenwriter. There are real intrigues around children and real problems that revolve around education that all parents know. Thomas Perrier, its co-creator, continues: How should this officer manage to get a family to function while he usually only got work for him? »

Simon Coleman.

© Francois Lefebvre / FTV / JLA

The hardened bachelor, hitherto centered around himself, Simon Coleman will have to learn to juggle, as women often do, between work and children “says the screenwriter and in front of his nephew and nieces,” go from uncle good friend to parent », Sums up Thomas Perrier. ” It was a challenge to become another officer “, Explains Jean-Michel Tinivelli, who for fourteen seasons had the role of Commander Marquand in the series Alice Nevers. With Simon Colemanit took him get into the feminine side », Replace his perfecto with a kitchen apron. “Simon Colemanit’s my wife’s fight “, he concludes. All in false casualness, but genuine tenderness, his interpretation hits the spot in every moment.” He’s teasinganalyzes Thomas Perrier. He likes to have fun in his game, to take risks […]. He fit perfectly with the character we had imagined. Just as comfortable in the interrogation as he is clumsy at a parent-teacher meeting, just as insightful when investigating as he is confused when trying to comfort his teenage niece in the middle of a “before-couple” breakup, the character constantly , with a very communicative happiness, the splits. The fiction, carried by Nicolas Copin’s elegant and rhythmic realization, swings, it, between laughter and tears, suspense and emotion. A success.

Simon Coleman

Simon Coleman is a Paris police officer specializing in infiltration missions. If he sometimes plays a coin toss in his life, Simon never leaves his smile no matter what pressure he encounters. Which makes him cool for some … and completely ignorant of others. To pursue this career in immersion, Simon advocated a life without attachment; no lasting relationships, let alone children. Until this morning, when he turns on his cell phone again after a six-week mission under a different identity. The messages follow each other … when he finds out that his sister died in an accident with her husband, leaving behind their three orphaned children. A letter from the couple gives him custody of the children. Simon does not hesitate a second, he hurries to join his nephew and his two nieces. So here he is, when he arrives in Aix-en-Provence, for a radical change of life. When he finished his convertible, he now has to drive a shapeless family. No more extraordinary investigations, he joins a neighborhood police station. No more bachelor without responsibility, he has to take on the role of parent to his three grieving nephews when he barely knows how to start a washing machine …

Fiction (90 min) – Manuscript Alexandra Echkenazi and Thomas Perrier – Performance Nicholas Copin – Production Section productions (JLA Group) – A co-production French television – With the participation of CNC

With Jean-Michel Tiniveli (Simon Coleman) Raphaëlle Agogue (Audrey Castillon) Elodie Varlet (Floriane Tellmans) Jeremy Banster (Quentin Zeller) Lilie Sussfeld (Violette Arnaud), Roman freedom (Clara Arnaud) Noam Kourdoorli (Sam Arnaud) Ted Etienne (Cyril Langlois), Alika Del Sol (Curator Gaëlle Leclerc), Lani Sogoyou(Dr. Ines Laurcie), Vanessa Guedj(Corinne), Diana Robert (Victoria) …

Sent on Wednesday 15 June at 21.10 in France 2
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Simon Coleman

Simon Coleman.

© Francois Lefebvre / FTV / JLA

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