After he is violently attacked in the street, Eddie wrongly identifies Ahmed, an ideal suspect whom he'd noticed a few days before the attack. While the legal machine gets underway with Ahmed, Eddie attempts to win back his wife and son through a new job. But Eddie soon becomes aware of the seriousness of his accusation and he'll do anything to establish the truth - even if it means he risks losing everything.
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Here is a fine and dark work, delving into the motives behind the confusion felt by Duvauchelle's character, haunted by a curse beyond his means of understanding. Finkiel and his actors? What a group of talented bastards!
STUDIO CINE LIVE
Totally lost, Nicolas Duvauchelle gives a gripping performance.
All of A Decent Man's pertinence lies in its sharp and clinical description of the way the police machine spins out of control.
Emmanuel Finkiel offers a chilling chronicle of social malaise.
Emmanuel Finkiel's potent, hard-hitting drama will inevitably be seen through the prism of November's tragic attacks in Paris.
THE HOLYWOOD REPORTER
An arresting chronicle of one man’s gradual unraveling.
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Themes :Violence, Solitude/loneliness, Society, Jail, Insanity
Production language :French
Production country :France
Original French-language productions :Yes
Nationality :100% French (France)
Production year :2015
French release :24/02/2016
Runtime :1 h 51 min
Current status :Released
Visa number :127.107
Color type :Color
Aspect ratio :1.85
Audio format :Dolby 5.1
Rating restrictions :Under 12
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