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L'emprise

"L'Emprise" is the story of a drama, adapted from the moving book-witness "Acquitted", by Alexandra Lange. The story of a mother of four children, which is found in March 2012 in the dock of the foundations of Douai for the murder of her husband. How does a woman manage to kill the father of her children with a knife? During the three days of the trial, panting narrative takes us into the daily life of Alexandra, a mother that the society has failed to protect, neither she nor her children from the control of a monster she has loved. Through this incident that made headlines and upset the public, an event movie that raises the question of the balance of justice. Will she be heard?

Year:

2015

Format:
  • Feature film
Genre:
  • Ethics
Director:
  • Claude-Michel Rome
Casting:
  • Odile Vuillemin,
  • Fred Testot,
  • Marc Lavoine,
  • Lolita Chammah

The involvement of scope

Finance

  • Tax Shelter funds raised: 1.600.000€