L'affaire Dumont (2011)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Courtroom Drama, Romantic Drama  |   Run Time - 121 min.  |   Countries - Canada  |  
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This drama concerns Michel Dumont (Marc-Andre Grondin), a convenience store delivery person raising two children on his on in the wake of a messy divorce. Tragedy strikes when Dumont suddenly gets charged and sentenced for a rape which he claims to have never committed. Over the course of the court trial, he begins to develop feelings for Solange (Marilyn Castonguay), a single mother who believes wholeheartedly in his innocence. During his prison term, the two marry and she begins to assimilate evidence that she hopes will exonerate him. Podz directs.

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rape, single-parent, trial [courtroom]