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  • Police in 1928 Austria arrest Phillippe Halsman, of Jewish origin, for patricide and allege that he killed his father, Morduch, while on a hiking trip. Phillippe is defended by a Jewish lawyer, Richard Pressburger, who quickly comes to the conclusion that Judge Larcher is prejudiced against his client. This allegation prompts Larcher to warn Richard to continue defending his client, or join him in the cell for contempt charges. The question remains will Richard continue to defend his client, or give up this case as he probably realizes that there is no chance of a fair trial.


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  • Centers on the 1928 murder trial of noted photographer Philippe Halsman in Austria, and the anti-Semitic atmosphere that quickly resulted in Halsman's wrongful conviction. He later fled to the U.S. during World War II and became the world's most sought after photographer, best known for his portraits of Salvador Dali and Albert Einstein.

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