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Het Vonnis (2013)

 -  Drama  -  9 October 2013 (Belgium)
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A man takes on his country's justice system after a procedural error that released his wife's murderer drives him to take matters into his own hands.

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Luc Segers
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Jan De Cock
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Meester Teugels
Jappe Claes ...
Procureur-Generaal Vanderbiest
Jo De Meyere ...
Karel Puype
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Louise Puype
Hendrik Aerts ...
Kenny De Groot
Viviane de Muynck ...
Rechter Van Rillaer
Wouter Hendrickx ...
Inspecteur Vercauteren
Dirk Tuypens ...
Walter Veldeman
Joke Devynck ...
Ella De Graeve
Nell Cattrysse ...
Anna Segers
Vic de Wachter ...
Minister van Justitie
Sven De Ridder ...
Jan Ravoet
Robbie Cleiren ...
Wim Devos
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A man takes on his country's justice system after a procedural error that released his wife's murderer drives him to take matters into his own hands.

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just seen this screening...
16 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

based on what I've seen I have to say that I think the movie in general is a little bit banalized... it left me wondering what would of happened if there was added complexity of the retributor NOT being such a perfect/idolized citizen... would he be given the same level of justice?

having said this, I haven't seen better monologues (particularly by the defense attorney and the chief prosecutor) in a while... the opportunistic justice minister's role, however short, was also brilliantly displayed... all of which rate this movie as a more than excellent courtroom drama... last but not least, there are some VERY tangible insights in a light of a different culture/view that make me want to recommend this film to anybody who wishes to travel to a different place


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