Omar m’a tuer | Omar Killed Me

Directed by Roschdy Zem On Monday, December 3 at 10:30 pm & On Tuesday, December 11 at 08:00 pm

France | France | 2011 | 84’ | En français et arabe sous-titré anglais | In French and Arabic with English subtitles
With: Sami Bouajila, Denis Podalydès, Maurice Benichou, Salomé Stévenin,Nozha Khouadra, Shirley Bousquet

Synopsis


Marseille, le 2 février 1994. Omar Raddad, un marocain, est emprisonné pour
le meurtre d’une riche veuve qui l’employait comme jardinier.
Durant l’investigation, plusieurs éléments laissent suggérer que l’inspection
n’a pas été bien faite. Un journaliste convaincu de son innocence décide de
mener sa propre enquête.
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Marseille, February 2, 1994. Omar Raddad, a Moroccan gardener, is sentenced to
eighteen years for the murder of a wealthy widow for whom he was working. During
the investigation, numerous elements seemed to indicate that the inspection has not
been done properly. A journalist convinced by Raddad’s innocence, started to defend
his case.

festivals & awards

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Awards and Festivals:
Nominated for Best Actor (Sami Bouajila) and Best Adapted Screenplay,
2012 Césars Awards;
Best Arab Narrative Filmmaker, 2011 Doha Tribeca Film Festival.

 

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