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.
Jim dives deeper into the circumstances surrounding the police’s investigation into Sophie’s murder. The case was riddled with false leads, changing witness statements, and despite 50 suspects, officials made zero arrests.
Years after the Irish police investigated Sophie’s murder, French police took over the cold case and added heat by basing the entire investigation around Ian Bailey, igniting cultural and judicial clashes.
24 years later while at home in West Cork, French authorities put Ian Bailey on trial in absentia for Sophie’s murder. Jim asks poignant questions about the trial’s unusual proceedings and its shocking outcome.