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by Serge Le Péron


January 1966. The police find the corpse of Georges Figon, the man who blew the whistle on the Ben Barka scandal which shook the Gaullist government. A year earlier… Fignon, tired of dubious deals and petty scams, is on the hunt for a lucrative project. Connected to the underworld since the time he spent in jail, he's put in charge of a substantial project: to produce a documentary about decolonisation.

international title: I Saw Ben Barka Get Killed
original title: J'ai vu tuer Ben Barka
country: France, Morocco, Spain
sales agent: Rezo Films International
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Serge Le Péron
film run: 101'
release date: FR 02/11/2005
screenplay: Serge Le Péron, Frédéric Moreau, Saïd Smihi
cast: Simon Abkarian, Fabienne Babe, Josiane Balasko, Charles Berling, Jean-Pierre Léaud
producer: Abdelhai Laraki, Paco Poch, Gilles Sandoz, Saïd Smihi
production: Maïa Cinéma, Malleric Films, ARTE France Cinéma
backing: Centre National de la Cinématographie (CNC), CineCinéma, TPS Star Cinéma, M-Maroc, Televisio de Catalunya, ICIC, Région Ile-de France, Sofica Soficinéma, Uni Etoile 3
distributor: Rezo Films, Curzon Artificial Eye, Les Films de L'Elysée
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