Time is a Killer

Adapted from Michel Bussi’s best-selling novel, Time is a Killer is a contemporary saga that follows three  generations of women. A thrilling suspense series for TF1 set on the beautiful island of Corsica.

A tragic accident stole the lives of her brother and parents when Clotilde was only 16. With her heartbroken, Clotilde left the island of Corsica, never wanting to return. A call from an old friend forces her to go back 25 years later, along with her husband and daughter, who is now 16 herself. No sooner has she returned when she receives a letter from her mother, Palma, who was presumed dead in the accident…

Two eras are interweaved in this gripping thriller. This event series stars Mathilde Seigner (Harry, un ami qui vous veut du bien, Betty Fisher et autres histoires, Rosine) as well as Caterina Murino, Jenifer Bartoli and Gregory Fitoussi.

With a spectacular launch on TF1 (August 29 th 2019) Time Is A Killer outperformed all other channels by far with an amazing market share of 26.1 % and 5.3M viewers. The closest competing channel came in with a far second place of 12.3% market share.


Genre: Psychological drama
Format: 8x1h
Producers: Authentic Prod, Federation Entertainment
Original Broadcaster: TF1
Language: French
Country: France
Year of production: 2019
Status: Available