The case made headlines in 2003, when a real estate developer, his wife and their three children mysteriously disappeared. The investigation, told recently in the Parisian Crime Story podcast, first brings to light the professional concerns of Xavier Flactif, before traces of blood, however carefully washed, are discovered at the family home, in Grand- Bornand (Haute-Savoie).
Stopped a few months later the tenant of a chalet belonging to the Flactif, admits the murders, on a background of jealousy. The story will soon be the subject of a TV movie, shot for France 2 from June 12 to July 10 in Haute-Savoie, mainly in the small town of Combloux. Code name ? “The dream life of others”.
PODCAST. The disappearance of the Flactif family: the horror in Grand-Bornand
Caroline Anglade and Jean-Claude Muaka against Arthur Dupont and Charlie Bruneau
Arthur Dupont (Max Beretta in “The Little Murders of Agatha Christie” 1970s, on France 2) and Charlie Bruneau (Roxane Le Kervellec in “En Famille”, on M 6, and recently featured in “Disappearing Disturbing” on La Deux) will play the couple Petit who, at the start of this fiction , decides to leave everything to realize a dream: to live in a chalet in the mountains.
Except that when they arrive, they learn that the construction of the building is not yet finished. Estelle and Patrick Fleutiot, interpreted respectively by Caroline Anglade (“Lebowitz against Lebowitz”) and Jean-Claude Muaka, the promoters, in financial difficulty, offer them an alternative.
Carried by Vema Production (Mediawan), the TV movie will be directed by Didier Le Pêcheur, who recently piloted “Rebecca” and “Addict” on TF 1. In 2011, the Flactif affair had already been the subject of a cinematographic adaptation . In “Possessions”, directed by Éric Guirado, Julie Depardieu and Jérémie Renier camped out the tenants of the chalet. Lucien Jean-Baptiste and Alexandra Lamy interpreted the couple of promoters.