Netflix ‘The Perfect Mother’: 5 things to know about the thriller mini-series

Follow Helene Berg’s journey as a mother who races against time to prove her daughter’s innocence in a murder case and discovers unexpected truths


                            Netflix ‘The Perfect Mother’: 5 things to know about the thriller mini-series
Julie Gayet in a still from ‘The Perfect Mother’ (Netflix)
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Nowadays audiences love watching originally conceptualized content in diverse languages. We know how novel-to-series adaptations are becoming the norm followed by several global streaming platforms. Global giant Netflix is the leader in creating fresh and intriguing new content for viewers across the globe which satisfies their palate. All set to surprise the subscribers with their latest offering in thriller genre, the streamer is bringing an original mini-series titled ‘The Perfect Mother’. The series has been adapted by a novel of the same name that had been written by Nina Darnton. The mini-series gives a new flavour and fresh spin on the novel by Darnton.

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If avid thriller lovers have enjoyed watching these Netflix series like ‘Lies and Deceit’, ‘Black Beach’ and ‘Anatomy of a Scandal’ then they are really going to love watching this adrenaline-rushed series ‘The Perfect Mother’.

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When is ‘The Perfect Mother’ releasing and where can you watch it?

The much awaited four episodic thriller mini-series ‘The Perfect Mother’ is releasing globally on Netflix at June 3, 2022, by 3.01 am EST.

What is ‘The Perfect Mother’ all about?

Based on the novel of the same name which had been written by Nina Darnton, it revolves around Helene Berg (Julie Gayet) who is a successful mother living in Berlin. Her life changes drastically after she receives a call from her daughter Anya who has left Berlin for studying in Paris. Anya tells her mother about being suspected as a murderer in a homicide case. Convinced about her daughter’s innocence in this entire scenario, Helene pulls in all stops just to save her daughter. During this time gap, Helene also does her own investigation with help of her former flame and now lawyer Vincent (Tomer Sisley) which brings to light many surprising facts and evidences that point out at her daughter being a criminal. Helene is faced with a question of what if her daughter is not really innocent in all of this.

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The official synopsis reads, “Convinced of her daughter's innocence in a homicide, a devoted mother soon uncovers unsettling truths as the line between victim and perpetrator blurs”.

Who stars in ‘The Perfect Mother’?

The following starcast has been confirmed for the series.

Julie Gayet as Helene Berg

French star and producer Julie Gayet, 49, has acted in many French films like ‘Delphine 1, Yvon 0’, ‘Quai d’Orsay’, ‘Another House’, ‘We Are Family’ and so on. She is going to be seen playing the lead role of Helene Berg in the much-awaited thriller mini-series ‘The Perfect Mother’ releasing on Netflix.

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Other actors in starcast for ‘The Perfect Mother’ include Tomer Sisley, Eden Ducourant, Andreas Pietschmann and several others.

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Creators

The awaited thriller mini-series has been directed by Fred Garson. The story of the series has been written by Carol Noble and Thomas Boulle. The series has been produced by Netflix and Nadcon films. The series is based on ‘The Perfect Mother’ novel written by Nina Darnton.

Trailer

The teaser and trailer of the series has not been released yet. We will update this space as soon as it’s out.

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