Adapted from author Giles Blunt’s award-winning “John Cardinal Mysteries” series, “Cardinal” is a six-episode dramatic thriller that follows Detective John Cardinal (Billy Campbell, "The Killing") on a chilling hunt for a brutal killer in a small Northern Ontario town.
The action of the series takes place in a provincial canadian town Amelkin Bay. The main character of the show is a local resident policeman John Cardinal. He investigates the most serious and complicated crimes.
Four young men were missing in the Amelkin Bay. Now the police search them. But there are very small evidence and there is no clue to move the offense forward. That's why police agencies want to send the case to archive, because it is shrouded of mystery. But John disagrees and he prefers to track down the criminal. Because he can continue his actions. And John become unemployed due to his initiative.
The police found the corpse of a young girl, chained in the ice. At this time, a girl named Liz Delorme begins to work with John. She is very young, but very talented detective. At first John was skeptical to Liz. But soon they become a great team.
They investigate the disappearance of young people together. It becomes obvious, that a maniac is in the town. Watch the adventure of two detectives on the way to unraveling the truth.
The action of Cardinal Season 2 unfolds half a year after the finale of 1st season. The scene is still Algonquin Bay, and the main characters are John Cardinal (Billy Campbell) and his partner Det. Lise Delorme (Karine Vanasse).
A pair of detectives are engaged in a new confusing investigation of serial ritual murders. It all begins with the fact that a woman with a bullet wound of the head was found. Red was saved, but she remembers nothing about herself, nor about who shot her. One thing is known, that she is connected with a series of cruel murders and someone continues to haunt her. Detectives Cardinal and Delorme must protect the victim, find the shooter and uncover a strange and confusing case in the new episodes of season 2 Cardinal.