I Saw Ben Barka Being Killed

Dir. Serge Le Peron

France 2005 | Colour | 98 mins | Cert 15 | Drama

Cast: Charles Berling, Simon Abkarian, Josiane Balasko

January 1966: In a Paris flat police discover the body of Georges Figon, the man who broke the scandal of the Ben Barka affair and undermined Gaullist power. A year earlier, tired of dodgy deals and petty scams, ex-con Figon had gone in search of something big. Through his underworld connections he had got himself hired as producer for a documentary on decolonialisation to be written by Marguerite Duras and directed by Georges Franju.

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