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137 Ratings

Terror's Advocate

L'avocat de la terreur

Directed by Barbet Schroeder
France, 2007
Documentary, Biography, History


Communist, anti-colonialist, right-wing extremist? What convictions guide the moral mind of Jacques Vergès? Barbet Schroeder takes us down history’s darkest paths in his attempt to illuminate the mystery behind this enigmatic figure.

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Terror's Advocate Directed by Barbet Schroeder

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival


International Film Festival Rotterdam


Telluride Film Festival


Village Voice Film Poll

2007 | Nominee: Best Documentary

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