La Mante

La Mante (transl. "The Mantis") is a French thriller miniseries, that debuted on Netflix on 30 December 2017 after airing on TF1 during September 2017. It was released on Netflix France on 13 October 2017.[1][2][3]

La Mante
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Created by
  • Alice Chegaray-Breugnot
  • Nicolas Jean
  • Grégoire Demaison
  • Laurent Vivier
Directed byAlexandre Laurent
Composer(s)François Lietout
Country of originFrance
Original language(s)French
Producer(s)Septembre Production
DistributorAB International Distribution
Original networkTF1


In Paris, police search for a psychopath whose murders are inspired by Jeanne Deber, known as "The Mantis", a famous serial killer who terrorised the country 25 years ago. Jeanne Deber offers her expertise to the police in order to help hunt the copycat. Placed in solitary confinement since her arrest, "The Mantis" has one condition: to deal only with Detective Damien Carrot, her estranged son. Damien has no choice, for a serial killer is on the loose and could strike anytime, anywhere in Paris.



  1. ^ "La Mante - TF1". tf1 (in French). Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  2. ^ AlloCine, La Mante (in French), retrieved 2017-03-13
  3. ^ The Mantis (TV Mini-Series 2017), retrieved 2017-03-20
  4. ^ "Tournage : Carole Bouquet, tueuse en série pour TF1". 2017-03-13. Retrieved 2017-03-13.
  5. ^ "La Mante : Manon Azem au casting d'une nouvelle mini-série de TF1 !". tf1 (in French). 2017-02-23. Retrieved 2017-03-13.