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Films/The 10th District Court: Moments of Trial

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The 10th District Court: Moments of Trial
10º Chambre, instants d’audiences
France, 2004, 105 Minute Running Time
Genres: Documentary, Political
Program: Refracting Reality
Language: French English Sub-Titles

An astonishing window into the workings of the French judicial system. 12 miscreants (whittled down from 169 documented cases) face a stern but humane female magistrate as they attempt to defend themselves with varying degrees of truthfulness and self-delusion. Think Judge Judy, but with class.

DIRECTOR: Raymond Depardon
Producer: Claudine Nougaret
Editor: Simon Jacquet, Lucile Sautarel
Cinematographer: Raymond Depardon, Fabienne Octobre, Justine Bourgade
Filmography: Profils Paysans: Le quotidien (2005); Profils Paysans: L’Approche (2001); Lumiere De Paris (1998); Caught In The Act (1994)

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