Secrets sometimes hide under water…
Everyone’s got their own little secrets at the Lacassagne’s…
Summer of 1986.
In the waters off the Baie des Anges, Pierre-Hugues, the Lacassagne family’s eldest son, drowns while sailing with his brother and sister.
Summer of 2016.
Nearing eighty, Charles Lacassagne, a magnate in real estate and property development in Nice, is about to hand over his empire to his children. At the same time he contacts a Parisian journalist, Jerome Bastaro, to write his biography.
It doesn’t take Jerome a long time to discover that the foundations of this stunning success story are fragile: dramas, taboos and lies punctuate the history of the Lacassagne family. He’s soon confronted with a dilemma: merely doing the job he’s being paid for and telling the beautiful story Charles is expecting or following his instinct, investigating, and telling “The Truth about the Lacassagne’s…”