By Serge Le Péron
Feature film
2005

Paris, 1966. The police find the corpse of Georges Figon, the man who uncovered the scandalous “Ben Barka’s Case” and shacked the foundations of the Gaullist power.
Years before, Figon, tired of shady business and deplorable cons, has tried to deliver a decisive (fatal) blow producing a documentary film about the decolonization written by Marguerite Duras and directed by Georges Franju, with the help as a historic consultant of the Moroccan famous opponent Mehdi Ben Barka. But this cinematographic project is a trap…

Crew

Produced by: Maia Films, Mallerich Films Paco Poch, Casablanca Films
With the participation of: Televisió de Catalunya
With the support of: ICEC

Direction: Serge Le Péron
Screenplay: Serge Le Péron, Frédérique Moreau, Saïd Smihi
Producers: Saïd Smihi, Gilles Sandoz, Paco Poch
Cinematography: Christophe Pollock
Editing: Janice Jones
Art direction: Patrick Durand
Sound: Brigitte Taillander, Jean-Guy Veran, François Fayard
Original score: Pierre-Alexandre Mati, Joan Albert Amargós
Costume: Justine Pearce

Cast

Georges Figon: Charles Berling
Mehdi Ben Barka: Simon Abkarian
Georges Franju: Jean-Pierre Léaud
Marguerite Duras: Josiane Balasko

Details

Year: 2005
Genre: Thriller
Aspect ratio: 1:1.85
Language: Catalan, French
Subtitles: Catalan, Spanish
Runtime: 98 min

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