Les Anonymes Ùn pienghjite micca.
In January 1998, the Corsican police prefect, Claude Erignac, is shot dead on a street in Ajaccio.
The crime sends shockwaves throughout France. It’s the first time that such a high-ranking state official has been targeted since World War Two.
A troubled year-long investigation leads to the arrest of the commando. 96 suffocating hours of questioning in the Anti-Terrorist Unit. Confessions, then retractions. An exceptional crime requires exceptional justice.
“LES ANONYMES – ùn ‘pienghjite micca” plunges us into a democracy’s worst nightmare: political radicalization. The terrifying logic of terror crushes everything in its path: indestructible friendships, families, the integrity of some, the honesty of others.
In this brutal clash between the radical struggle for independence and the rule of law, nothing resists, including the very notion of truth…
Producer : Florence Dormoy
Written by : Pierre Erwan Guillaume and Pierre Schoeller
Directed by : Pierre Schoeller
Original music : Philippe Schoeller
Cast : Didier Ferrari, Cyril Lecomte, Jean-Philippe Ricci, Nathanaël Maïni, Karole Rocher, Marie-Pierre Nouveau, Chani Sabaty, Olivier Gourmet and Mathieu Amalric
Broadcaster : Canal +
Distributor : Studio Canal
Pictures copyright : Jérôme Prébois
Jérôme Minet Prize – Fipa 2013