Topic is the criminally good streaming service from Kino Lorber and First Look Entertainment for thrillers, mysteries, dramas and documentaries from around the world, serving viewers who crave entertainment beyond the mainstream. Whether it’s a Nordic-noir crime thriller (The Killing), an Italian supernatural drama (Christian), or a haunting true crime docu-series from the UK (The Missing Children), Topic expands your view of the world.
Based on the 1992 true story of a controversial undercover operation carried out by the police in southwest London. undercover officer, “Lizzie James,” courts a suspect in the hunt for a serial killer. Starring Niamh Algar and Eddie Marsan.
Sadie, an ambitious officer, is often overlooked by her male colleagues. When she’s unexpectedly offered a lead role in an undercover operation targeting a serial killer, she jumps at the opportunity to advance her career.
Despite hard evidence, Metro Police zero in on a prime suspect in Rachel’s murder. Sadie assumes her cover as “Lizzie James” and finds a way into the suspected killer’s world in hopes of uncovering valuable evidence.
Sadie’s honey trap secures enough evidence for police to charge the suspect in the murder of Rachel NIckell. The trial’s outcome is particularly shocking when another murder is committed with indisputable similarities to the original case.