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L'affaire Dreyfus (1899)

Dramatized re-enactments of the events of the Dreyfus-affair from 1894 to 1899.

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Dramatized re-enactments of the events of the Dreyfus-affair from 1894 to 1899.

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Méliès divided this film into 11 individual films of one scene each for exhibitors to select which ones they wanted to purchase. See more »

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Referenced in To aroma tou hronou (1997) See more »

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Hard to Follow
10 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

Since I know all about the Dreyfuss affair, I was able to piece together a plot line here, sort of. This film is eleven minutes long and is broken into one minute segments. The events are never explained. Anti-semitism was alive and well in France and because Dreyfuss was seen in a positive light, the audiences were rather naughty. The great director risked his standing in order to show a belief in the ill-treated Dreyfuss.


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