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2 hr. 18 min.

Plot Summary
Jacques Verges, a lawyer and former Free French Forces guerrilla, defends war criminals and those who deny the validity of the Holocaust.


Director: Barbet Schroeder

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Terror's Advocate (2007)

Release Date: October 12th, 2007|2 hr. 18 min.

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  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    A complex story. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Whatever one makes of its subject's moral code and mind-set, one has to give Terror's Advocate its due: the stories are riveting, the man is real. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    While I understand Vergès' oft-repeated claim that he wants to use these sensational cases to point out that the French were no better than the Nazis in their treatment of colonial subjects, it's impossible to overlook his glib dismissal of his clients' crimes and the smug righteousness that rests in the smirk constantly on his face. show more

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