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Record: Advocate, The


Title:

Advocate, The

Video Call Number: Location:
554 Biddle Law Library

Production Company

Mirimax Home Entertainment

Year: Running Time: Format:
1993 1:42 VHS

Summary:

In 15th century France, a Parisian young lawyer, Richard Courtois, wearies of the cynical sophistication of the capital and solicits appointments as the public defender in a rural town of Abbeville. Courtois finds himself expected to defend a pig, owned by the mysterious gypsy Samira, in a murder trial of a young boy. What initially appears to be the case based on rural superstition turns out to conceal a far worse corruption.

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