Prisoners of Honor (1991)

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  • Prisoners of Honour Working
  • Prisoner of Honor Alternative
  • Une Affaire D'honneur Alternative

Synopsis

Lt. Col. Picquart, a bigoted aristocrat, is the key figure in the Dreyfus affair, one of the most important political scandals in history. After Alfred Dreyfus is imprisoned for espionage, the anti-Semitic Picquart discovers his innocence. After finding documents which incriminate the loyal Dreyfus as a traitor to his country have been falsified by his own superiors, he is torn between loyalty to his army and his obligation to the truth. He finds the courage to challenge the massive government cover-up, and eventually secure Dreyfus' release- but at a price... [In-Motion Pictures limited]

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