Netflix's original French drama, "Marseille", follows the race for the city's next major and the secret agendas of all involved. Depardieu's Robert Taro, the current mayor, finds himself in a power struggle with his successor, Lucas Barres, who's played by Benoit Magimel. And both men are willing to do whatever it takes to make their visions come to fruition.
As the municipal elections approach in Marseille, Robert Taro, the city's Mayor for the last twenty years, prepares his last coup: push through the vote for the construction of a casino in the historic center of the Marina. Nothing has been left to chance, and his successor, Lucas Barres, is already designated.
But the latter's all-consuming ambition and the secret interests of the city's leaders, whether they come from its opulent villas or from the cities of the northern suburbs, impede the Mayor's plans. The race for Mayor becomes a power struggle where no holds are barred. Only one question arises: how far will they go?A magnificent and hypnotic city that leaves nobody indifferent, Marseille unleashes the greatest passions and inevitably the worst crimes.
Marseille. To conquer it, they are willing to destroy it.