On Trial (1954 film)

On Trial (French: L'Affaire Maurizius; Italian: Il caso Mauritius) is a 1954 French-Italian drama film directed by Julien Duvivier and starring Daniel Gélin, Madeleine Robinson and Anton Walbrook. It was based on a 1928 novel by Jakob Wassermann.

On Trial
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Directed byJulien Duvivier
Written byJulien Duvivier
Produced byFranco London Films, Jolly Film
StarringDaniel Gélin, Eleonora Rossi Drago and Madeleine Robinson
Release date
4 June 1954
Running time
110 min
CountriesFrance, Italy


Etzel, the son of the great prosecutor Andergast, wants to look over the file for the Maurizius case, in which the accused was condemned on the basis of suppositions. This was the case which allowed his father, 18 years earlier, to get a head start in his career, but Etzel has some doubts.



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