When two women are found brutally murdered, the police are baffled. With a city living in fear and no legitimate suspects at hand, only one man is savvy enough to solve the case-- Auguste Dupin, once France's finest detective-- until he was unjustly forced into retirement. At the persuading of his daughter and assisted by his godson, Dupin agrees to investigate the case-- and his shocking discovery will keep you guessing until the very end.
Based on the story by Edgar Allan Poe.
Originally produced for television in 1986.