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After the recently re-elected President of a fictitious state has been assassinated, one of the members of the investigation committee refuses to sign the final report and is given the task of investigating once more. In the course of his search he finds evidence that casts serious doubt on the committee's "lone-gunman" theory... A very bold film that basically told the "JFK" story thinly disguised as having taken place not in the US. Written by B. v. Weymarn <se6y047@public.uni-hamburg.de>

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The lab scenes describing "obedience to authority" experiments are based on real-life research conducted by famous psychologist Stanley Milgram in 1963 at Yale University. See more »

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When Procureur Henry Volney examines Nicolas Rosenko's book on Daslow it is very easy to see that each page of the book are identical. See more »

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7 December 2005 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

In every aspect a true classic. Brilliant script, good camera work plus the outraging performance of the french actors. I see no necessity whatsoever to draw a comparison to "JFK" as it was produced 22 years earlier and forms part of a completely different movie genre. Especially enjoyable is also the music in the picture which was surprisingly written by Ennio Morricone and is as usual a delightful experience.

Interesting: Watching the credits at the end, it can be observed that the final shot has the form of an I.

"I as In Icarus".


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