Omar Killed Me | 2011

Drama, Crime
Ghislaine Marchal was found dead in her basement next to a blood-smeared message, "Omar killed me." Her gardener Omar spent seven years in prison for her murder until he was pardoned. Later, a writer conducts his own ...more

Cast

... Omar Raddad

Actor

... Pierre-Emmanuel Vaugrenard

Actor

... Jacques Vergès

Actor

... Maud

Actor

... Latifa Raddad

Actor

... Henrique, le co-détenu

Actor

... Joséphine

Actor

... Mathilde, la femme de l'éditeur

Actor

... Maître Kéita

Actor

... Liliane Receveau

Actor

... Maître Girard

Actor

... André de Comminges

Actor

Company

Financier

Canal Plus

Financier

Canal Plus Horizons

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Financier

Production Company

Synopsis

On June 24, 1991, Ghislaine Marchal was found dead in the basement of her villa in Mougins, beside her a blood-smeared letter, stating "Omar killed me." A few days later, Omar Raddad, her gardener, was arrested. He spoke little, hard to understand French, and had a reputation for being quiet and serious. Nobody doubted his guilt. He stayed in prison for seven years until he was pardoned. In 1994 writer Pierre-Emmanuel Vaugrenard, learns of the case and is convinced of Omar's innocence. Vaugrenard moves to Nice to conduct his own investigation and writes a book about the case.

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