Olivier Gourmet, Marina Fois, Laurent Lucas, Jean Benguigui
Part of the French Film Festival Season
Writer-director Antoine Raimbault has crafted a nail-biter of a courthouse thriller based on the murder trial of Jacques Viguier. Viguier— a father of three and distinguished law professor in Toulouse — was arrested in 2000 for killing his wife, Suzanne, after she disappeared from their house, although there was no tangible evidence to ever convict him. Acquitted at his first trial nearly ten years after the fact, Viguier was retried a year later in the Cour d’assises. Famous trial lawyer, Dupond-Moretti (Olivier Gourmet), agrees to take on the case.
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