"L'emprise" is the story of a drama, adapted from the moving book-witness "Acquitted", by Alexandra Lange. The story of a mother of four children, which is found in March 2012 in the dock of the foundations of Douai for the murder of her husband. How does a woman manage to kill the father of her children with a knife? During the three days of the trial, panting narrative takes us into the daily life of Alexandra, a mother that the society has failed to protect, neither she nor her children from the control of a monster she has loved. Through this incident that made headlines and upset the public, an event movie that raises the question of the balance of justice. Will she be heard?

  • Original title: L'emprise
  • Release date: Jan. 14, 2015
  • Status: Released
  • Genres: Drama
  • Runtime: 1h 38min
  • Producers: TF1 Films Production

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Odile Vuillemin

Alexandra Lange

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Fred Testot

Marcello Guillemin

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Marc Lavoine

Le procureur Luc Frémiot

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