Set in Lyon, the show traces the increasing trauma of the Morel family who fall apart when their 17-year-old daughter fails to return home from a night out. As the hours pass and the police investigation builds, The Disappearance explores every parent’s worst nightmare. There are similarities to Broadchurch in that the lead detective has a complicated backstory while the family members and friends each appear to be hiding something.
Molina decides that the police have been chasing a red herring and retraces their investigation into Nicolas Barrault. A search of his possessions turns up one of Jenny's business cards with a handwritten note on the back.Watch Now:Amazon
Francis Dupuis is interrogated about the murder of Lea Morel, but he is obviously confused and unclear about details despite his confession. However, when the police search his property they make a surprising and convincing discovery.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
The waiting is finally over for the distraught Morel family when Lea's body is found in Miribel lake. As they prepare for the funeral, Julien becomes obsessed with identifying everybody who attended her birthday party on the day she went missing, and manages to identify someone who looks out of place in the club.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
Lea's father Julien is in police custody for lying about his alibi and refusing to give his actual whereabouts on the night of his daughter's disappearance. Molina and Camille discover that Lea has been introduced to single-seater racing, but wonder how she managed to pay for lessons.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes
A jeweller identifies the man who bought the pendant found in a grave dug for Lea Morel. The man is questioned, but he has an alibi for the night of the murder. Romain is given a bag of Lea's possessions left at the race track and finds a USB stick with incriminating evidence.Watch Now:Amazon
Julien is woken by a frantic message on his mobile phone from Lea asking him to call her. Molina and his team trace the call to the train station. Nicolas, a waiter at Morel and Sons restaurant, shows Julien the illegal police radio interceptor he has in his car, and as Julien listens to the communications, he begins to shadow their investigations.Watch Now:AmazoniTunes