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Jean Doucet is a popular schoolmaster teaching in a small town in Normandy. At least he was... Until the day one of his pupils, Catherine Roussel, a garage owner's daughter, accuses him of trying to rape her. But although Doucet (happily married to schoolmistress Suzanne) has always had a conduct above reproach, the Roussels decide to file a complaint against him... Written by
The victim isn't the rape victim, but the accused rapist.
I wonder if I would remember this one without Brel making his screen debut. A teenager wants to explain an affair with her boyfriend by accusing her teacher of abusing her. Teacher's life is upset in small town but teenage girl reveals truth in court. On one hand, harm was done to innocent teacher and on the other hand, rape victims are since suspect of lying. Both ways harm was done. Problem ain't obviously solved.
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