'Inhuman Resources' aka 'Dérapages': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's French thriller

'Inhuman Resources' aka 'Dérapages': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Netflix's French thriller

How far will you go if you're unemployed to find a job and make a living? To feel the power of making your own money and not be reliant on anyone else? 

In 'Inhuman Resources', Eric Cantona's Alain Delambre feels the same way. When a prestigious company selects him as a candidate, he is prepared to betray his wife, steal from his daughters, injure his son-in-law — and that is only the beginning of it all. 


Here is everything you need to know about the French series, also known as 'Dérapages', coming to Netflix.

Release date

Season 1 of 'Inhuman Resources' aka 'Dérapages' releases on Netflix on May 15. 


According to the official synopsis of the show, "Alain Delambre, unemployed and 57, is lured by an attractive job opening. But things get ugly when he realizes that he's a pawn in a cruel corporate game."



Eric Cantona as Alain Delambre

Eric Cantona attends Sidaction Gala Dinner 2020 At Pavillon Cambon on January 23, 2020, in Paris, France (Getty Images)

Cantona plays the role of Alain Delambre, who leaves no stone unturned to find work after being humiliated for six years. The French actor, director, producer, and former professional footballer may be best known for his football career but is also known for his work on 'Elizabeth' opposite Cate Blanchett, 'French Film' and 'Looking for Eric'. 


Suzanne Clément as Nicole Delambre

Suzanne Clement attends the screening of "Everybody Knows (Todos Lo Saben)" and the opening gala during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 8, 2018, in Cannes, France (Getty Images)

Clément is best known for her work in Xavier Dolan's arthouse films 'I Killed My Mother', 'Mommy' and 'Laurence Anyways', a role for which she received the Un Certain Regard Award for Best Actress at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival and a nomination for Best Actress at the 1st Canadian Screen Awards.


Alex Lutz as Alexandre Dorfmann

Alex Lutz attends the Serie Mania photocall at Musee Des Arts Forains on December 02, 2019, in Paris, France (Getty Images)

The French actor, comedian and director is best known for his role in 'Heavy Duty', 'Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion', 'Guy', 'Spirou & Fantasio's Big Adventures' and 'Odd Job'. 



The miniseries is directed by Ziad Doueiri (who is known for 'Lila Says', 'The Insult', 'The Attack', and 'West Beirut') and written by Pierre Lemaitre and Perrine Margaine.

Pierre Lemaitre attends the "Trois Jours Et Une Vie" Premiere At UGC Bercy on September 16, 2019, in Paris, France (Getty Images)

The miniseries is loosely based on the book 'Cadres noirs' by Lemaitre. The French author and screenwriter is known across the world for the crime novels featuring the fictional character Commandant Camille Verhœven. In November 2013, he was awarded the Prix Goncourt, France's top literary prize, for 'Au revoir là-haut' ('The Great Swindle'). 


You can watch a sneak peek into the series here


Where to watch

Season 1 of 'Inhuman Resources' will be available to stream on Netflix on May 15, 2020. 

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