SKU 6833

I ACCUSE (1957)

José Ferrer Captain Alfred Dreyfus Anton Walbrook Major Esterhazy Leo Genn Picquart Emlyn Williams Émile Zola Viveca Lindfors Lucie Dreyfus David Farrar Mathieu Dreyfus Donald Wolfit General Mercier Herbert Lom Major DuPaty de Clam Harry Andrews Major Henry George Coulouris Colonel Sandherr Felix Aylmer Edgar Demange Peter Illing Georges Clemenceau Arthur Howard Captain Lauth Ernest Clark Prosecutor - 1st Dreyfus Trial Eric Pohlmann Bertillon Carl Jaffe Colonel Maximilian von Schwarzkoppen Charles Gray Captain Brossard Michael Hordern Prosecutor - 2nd Dreyfus Trial Laurence Naismith Judge Ronald Howard Captain Avril Michael Trubshawe English Publisher Malcolm Keen President of France Keith Pyott Judge at Second Dreyfus Trial John Chandos Drumont Anthony Ireland Judge - 1st Dreyfus Trial Ann Lynn Basil Dignam Derek Waring Jack Dearlove Everley Gregg Martin Boddey John Phillips Prosecutor Jack Taylor

In 1894 Alfred Dreyfus, a Jewish captain in the French Army, is accused of treason. He is sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil's Island. Major Ferdinand Walsin-Esterhazy, an infantry officer of Hungarian descent, helps in the investigation. When he is found to be the real spy, the French Army tries to hide the truth by exonerating the traitor in a mock trial. Émile Zola, the famous French author, writes an open letter to the prime minister of France entitled I Accuse!, which reveals the truth behind the cover up. The letter is published in the newspaper, causing a firestorm around the world, leading to a re-examination of the Dreyfus case. 

DVD-R is in English with no subtitles. Approx. 91 mins. See film sample for audio and video quality!

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