— The Mendes France Trial
TV Movie 90′
May 1941, Pierre Mendès France is jailed and wrongfully accused of desertion. He is brought before a Vichy-controlled military tribunal and he struggles bravely against this political entrapment in order to make the truth known : he had gone to Morocco to fight against Nazism. He knowns he will be convicted no matter what, but he fights with dignity, eloquence, and faith. While planning an escape…
Cast : Bruno Solo, Jacques Spiesser, Didier Bénureau.
Directed by Laurent Heynemann.
Written by Alain Le Henry.
Produced by Effervescence for France 2 in 2011