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Riviera

Riviera

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  • Premiered: 
    June 15, 2017
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  • Network: Sky Atlantic
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Created by Neil Jordan 
  • Subject Matter: Mystery
  • Tags: murder, family

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    Season 1

Plot Synopsis

Created by Neil Jordan and based on an original idea by Paul McGuinness, RIVIERA is a one-hour drama series set in the south of France, where art curator Georgina Clios is newly married to billionaire Constantine, head of the Clios Bank, who is killed in a yacht explosion. She is shocked to discover the fortune that maintained his immaculate, ever-so-tasteful lifestyle is tainted with dishonesty, double-dealing, crime, and ultimately murder. Helped by Constantine's first wife, Irina, Georgina undergoes an education in lying, double-dealing, outright theft and shocking criminality. She has to learn fast to maintain the Clios mansion and save the family from its enemies and from itself. Hiding her bloodstained fingers inside Chanel gloves, she soon reveals herself to be an A-plus student in the brutal art of survival. She must work out who in his family she can trust to help her uncover whether it was an accident or murder -- or if Constantine is still alive. Soon after she starts her investigation, Georgina discovers Interpol are investigating Constantine for money laundering and art forgery, which unexpectedly links to Robert Carver, an old friend of hers. In an effort to save the Clios Bank, Irina gets into bed with a notorious criminal. Then, Georgina confronts Constantine's forger, looking for answers as to what her husband was doing on the yacht. As Georgina continues to search for the truth, her life -- and the lives of others in the Clios family -- are threatened, but will she ever uncover the truth about Constantine? RIVIERA had its U.S. premiere on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT on Sundance Now, which can be streamed via web, iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Xbox, FireTV and Chromecast.

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Production & Distribution

  • Produced by Archery Pictures
  • Produced by Primo Productions

Settings

  • - France