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Justice Is Done (1950)

Justice est faite (original title)
Known as "Justice Is Done" in 1953 when it was first shown in the USA, it opens with a short briefing in English on the French jury system and then reverts to French with English subtitles.... See full summary »

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Antoine Balpêtré ...
Le président du tribunal (as Balpétré)
Raymond Bussières ...
Félix Noblet - le 5ème juré
Jacques Castelot ...
Gilbert de Montesson - le 1er juré
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Michel Caudron - le 7ème juré (as Jean Debucourt Sociétaire de la Comédie Française)
Jean-Pierre Grenier ...
Jean-Luc Flavier - le 3ème juré (as J.P. Grenier)
Claude Nollier ...
Elsa Lundenstein (as Claude Nollier de la Comédie Française)
Marcel Pérès ...
Évariste Nicolas Malingré - le 2ème juré (as Marcel Perès)
Noël Roquevert ...
Le commandant en retraite Théodore Andrieux - le 6ème juré
Valentine Tessier ...
Marceline Micoulin - le 4ème juré
Jean d'Yd ...
Le supérieur de l'école religieuse
Agnès Delahaie ...
Nicole Vaudrémont dite Yvonne
Cécile Didier ...
Mademoiselle Popélier, l'hôtelière
Juliette Faber ...
Danièle Andrieux
Anouk Ferjac ...
Denise Jouvillon
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Known as "Justice Is Done" in 1953 when it was first shown in the USA, it opens with a short briefing in English on the French jury system and then reverts to French with English subtitles. The Marshal summons the jury and an insight is given into the background of the seven jurors who are to decide on the guilt of the accused, a sick man's mistress on trail for his mercy killing. The trial appears to be not presented to prove her innocence or guilt, but rather to let the court (film) philosophize on the moral acceptability of euthanasia. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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She loved a man...she lived with him...and she killed him! See more »

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2 March 1953 (USA)  »

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French visa # 9237 delivered on 16-8-1950. See more »

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A superb movie about the jury system.
24 June 2001 | by See all my reviews

It appears this movie has been confused with another superb french film noire, namely, "We are all assassins", in which convicted murderers are hauled off in the middle of the night to be executed. In "Justice est fait" the weakness of the jury system in France is explored. For example in the case in question if one of the jurors had learnt something personal he would have changed his vote.


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