'Capitani' Full Cast List: Meet Luc Schiltz, Sophie Mousel and rest of the actors from the Luxembourg crime series on Netflix
In a Luxembourg village where everyone is keeping secrets, gruff police inspector Luc Capitani investigates the suspicious death of a 15-year-old girl
While Season 1 of the Luxembourg crime series racked in 1.5 million views while being broadcast on RTL, we have no doubt that the global release of 'Capitani' too will bring in numbers. The series is directed by Christophe Wagner with Thierry Faber, Eric Lamhene and Wagner serving as writers. Here is the cast that brings this daring drama to life.
The trailer of season 1 is daunting, to say the least, and sees police officer Luc Capitani investigating what seems to be a murder of a 15-year-old girl. Turns out he has to figure out the case in a Luxembourg village, where secrets run deep.
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Luc Schiltz as Luc Capitani
Schiltz is a Luxembourgish actor who studied at ESACT in Liège from the years 2003-2007. According to luxfilmfest, he has been working and living in Luxembourg and Brussels and acts both on stages and on film sets. He was awarded the Lëtzebuerger Filmpräis as Best Actor in 2016 and was even nominated at the Trophées francophones du cinéma for his role as Jules in 'Eng nei Zäit' (2015).
His recent noteworthy role is that of Luc in 'Capitani', a crime series. The actor is known for his role as Issac in 'Skin Walker' (2019) and his work in 'The Brand New Testament' (2015). His recent works include his roles as Pol 'Barrage' (2017), Christoph Hartmann in 'Invisible Sue' (2018), Luc in 'De Buttek' (2019) and Mathias in 'Cellule de crise'. He has a release titled 'Les Intranquilles' (2021) in post-production.
Sophie Mousel as Elsa Ley
Mousel, according to her IMDb page has more than just acting as part of her skill set - she also has studied and classical music. She started acting at the age of 15, moved to Paris at 19 where she studied French literature at the Sorbonne, and also took classes at the Cours Florent. The actress complete drama school in 2015 and has been acting since.
Her works include films such as 'Skin Walker', commercials such as Perrier and Activia, and theater productions such as 'Uncle Vania'. In 2015, Mousel was cast in her first lead role in 'Le Correspondant' (2015). Her other works include her roles as Hélène Lamberti in 'City Hunter' (2018), and Sophie in 'De Buttek' (2019). She has a release titled 'April Skies' (2021) in post-production, in which she will be playing the role of Estelle.
Claude De Demo as Tessy Kinsch
De Demo is known for her roles as Beatrice in 'Der Fürsorger' (2009), and Untersuchungsrichterin in 'Free to Leave' (2007). Her other roles include her in 'Tatorrt' (2011), Anwältin Lena Bories in 'Der Staatsanwalt' (2018), Vera in 'Clash of Futures' (2018) and Sabines Schwester in 'Bad Banks' (2020).
Konstantin Rommelfangen as Steve Weis
Rommelfangen is known for his works as Finanzminister in 'Ons Identitéit - Mir hunn se fonnt' (2010), as Pit in 'Comeback' (2012-2013), as Pascha in 'Fever' (2014), and Philippe in the 2018 TV series 'Zëmmer Ze Verlounen'. He has two releases titled 'L'enfant caché' and 'Hinterland' in post-production.
Jules Werner as Mick Engel
Werner is known for his role as Franciscan Friar in 'The Merchant of Venice' (2004), Jack the Coal Man in 'Hysteria' (2011), Olivier Faber in 'Blind Spot' (2012) and of course Mick Engel in 'Capitani' (2019). His recent works include 'Superchamp Returns' (2018), 'Peitruss' (2019), 'De Buttek' (2019), and 'Io sto bene' (2020). In 2007 Wener won the EFP Shooting Star at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Julie Kieffer as Manon Boever
Kieffer is known for her roles as Tanja Trajet in 'Superchamp Returns' (2018) and as Lucifer's girl 4 in 'Doubleplusungood' (2017). Her other works include the TV series 'Comeback' (2012-2013), 'Long Lost: Aus Den Aen' (2016), 'Orlok' (2019) and 'Never Grow Old' (2019).
The rest of the cast includes, Jil Devresse as Jenny Engel, Joe Dennenwald as Joe Mores, Brigitte Urhausen as Carla Pereira, Timo Wagner as Frank Ferrone, Max Gindorff as Jerry Kowalska, Pierre Bodry as Claude Glodt, Luc Feit as Usch Trierweiler, Nicole Max as Christiane Ley, Esther Gaspart Michels as Lea Holmes, Roland Gelhausen as Jim Boever and many more.
The official synopsis of 'Capitani' Season 1 reads, "In a Luxembourg village where everyone is keeping secrets, gruff police inspector Luc Capitani investigates the suspicious death of a 15-year-old girl". Catch 'Capitani' Season 1 on February 11 on Netflix. Watch the trailer below.