TV serie, directed by : Eric Eider, Ivan Piettre, Thierry Sorel, writing credits : Eric Eider, Ivan Piettre, Thierry Sorel, Florence Combaluzier, Julien Anscutter, Jérôme Larcher, Julie - Anne Grignon, Fiona Savetier, Julien Gros Payen, Sarah Shenkel, ..., produced by : Federation Entertainment, France Televisions, Thierry Sorel, Pascal Breton, Richard Allieu, music by : Arno Alyven, Simon Delguste, film editing by : Constance Alexandre, Bénédicte Geffe, Quentin Boulay, Marion Dartigues, cast : Sonia Rolland, Béatrice de la Boulaye, Julien Beramis, Antoinette Giret, ..., 2 seasons, 16 episods, (52 mn).
The TV serie "Deadly tropics" deals with inquiries, humor, social commitments and diversity. Following the buddy movie way of making it owns inside the story of each episods the opposition between two different characters the first Melissa and the second one Gaëlle. Melissa (Sonia Rolland) leads the criminal section of Fort - de - France (Martinique French department) and must works with Gaëlle (Béatrice de la Boulaye). The roots of the Melissa family come from Martinique but she still lives in French metropole. Her assistant Gaëlle is borned there. Complementary in their work they must learn how working together. During the first season Melissa should resolve many problems like directing her team, discovering her own family history or living with two teenagers unhappy staying in Martinique. The second season is much different. Melissa becomes to learn how being more free from her job and after a difficult beginning she becomes to be friend with Gaëlle. The shooting on the Martinique island wasn't easy because some problems like the warmth, humidity or mosquitos happen. On the set the actress Sonia Rolland learns how making movie and may by she could become film director one time.