French answer to 'House of Cards' set in Marseille

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But makers of new Netflix political drama insist they will avoid stereotyping 'larger than life' Mediterranean city as crime-ridden and seamy.

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Where "House of Cards" portrays Washington DC as a diabolical den of wheeling and dealing, Netflix's new drama set in France, "Marseille", promises brutal local politics in a city widely seen as crime-ridden and seamy, reports Yahoo! News.