The film features interviews from both supporters and opponents of Barbie’s trial, from journalists to jacques Verges PDF U. Counter Intelligence Corps agents to independent investigators of Nazi war crimes to Barbie’s defense attorney.
The film won the 1988 Academy Award for Documentary Feature as well as the FIPRESCI Award at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. NY Times: Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie ». Festival de Cannes: Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie ». And Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? This article about a war documentary film is a stub.
You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Jacques Vergès – Case 002 Initial Hearing. Siamese-born French lawyer, writer and political activist who earned fame for his defense of FLN militants during the Algerian War of Independence. He was imprisoned for his activism in 1960 and temporarily lost his license to officially practice law. After returning to France, Vergès became a lawyer and quickly gained fame for his willingness to take controversial cases. During the struggle in Algiers he defended many accused of terrorism by the French government.