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PRINCIPAL CASTMathieu Amalric, Michael Lonsdale, Edith Scob, Lou Castel
Heartbeat Detector is a riveting mystery of blackmail and intrigue, where the long-buried secrets of high-powered corporate executives threaten to bring them down.
Mathieu Amalric (The Diving Bell and the Butterfly) is Simon Kessler, a psychologist working for multinational petrochemical corporation SC Farb. Simon's tenacious, rigorous and resilient. His successful role in a corporate downsizing proved to SC Farb's director Karl Rose that Simon is perfect for a delicate situation concerning the firm's head office in Germany. The Germans want a report on CEO Mathias JÃ¼st, who they fear is unfit for his role. The sinister Mr. Rose wants Simon to secretly investigate JÃ¼st.
But JÃ¼st is no fool. Aware of Simon's toiling for Rose, JÃ¼st toys with Simon before challenging him with confidential and compromising information that hints at unspeakable crimes against humanity reaching back to WWII.
Following a dubious suicide attempt, JÃ¼st presents Simon with anonymous letters written to him implicating both JÃ¼st and SC Farb for their allegiance to the Third Reich. When Simon receives similar letters, he digs deeper into the tangled web before him. Simon follows a clue and sets off for an impromptu meeting where blackmail, betrayal, murder and the hierarchy of SC Farb's repressed past will all come to light.