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An Officer and a Spy (J'accuse) (2019)

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On January 5, 1895, Captain Alfred Dreyfus, a young promising officer, is degraded for spying for Germany and is sentenced to life imprisonment on Devil's Island. Among the witnesses to his humiliation is Georges Picquart, who is promoted to run the military counter-intelligence unit that tracked him down. But when Picquart discovers that secrets are still being handed over to the Germans, he is drawn into a dangerous labyrinth of deceit and corruption that threatens not just his honor but his life.

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Critic Reviews for An Officer and a Spy (J'accuse)

All Critics (24) | Top Critics (11)

Becomes a starchy military procedural with a cavalcade of handsome cabs and handlebar moustaches.

September 5, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Effortlessly absorbing procedural cinema: With its proliferation of intercepted documents and carefully scrutinized handwriting samples, it opens an engrossing window on the top-secret workings of 19th century French intelligence.

September 3, 2019 | Full Review…

It's going too far to say that it looks like an Auguste Renoir painting and plays like a Jean Renoir movie - but not by much.

September 1, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The film pours out its catharsis like concrete: you have to wait for it to set.

August 30, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

It's an absolute masterclass in how to make an historical film.

August 30, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

J'Accuse has something very real and urgent to say about the world we live in today. It's kind of a shame you'll probably never get to see it.

August 30, 2019 | Full Review…

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