Terror's Advocate

16/05/2008
  |  Book Tickets: 16/05/2008
  |  Buy to Own: 16/05/2008
  |  135 min
Rated 12 by the BBFC

Synopsis

Documentary profile of the controversial French lawyer Jacques Verges. Director Barbet Schroeder attempts to shed some light on the moral convictions of the enigmatic attorney, who over a long career, has defended terrorists of all kinds, from Algerian separatists, one of whom he married after gaining her release, to Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie and Carlos the Jackal.

Contains historical news images of political violence
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