An American oil-rig roughneck travels to France, Marseille in particular, and visits his daughter who is imprisoned for a murder she claims that didn't commit. Confronted with language barriers, cultural differences as well as the complicated legal system of France itself; he soon builds himself up by making it his personal mission to exonerate her while living there.
A successful lawyer arrives in his hometown for his mother's funeral and learns that his father, a city judge, is suspected of murder. The man decides to stick around to find out the truth, and gradually gets to know better the relatives he hasn't spoken to in a long time.
1940. Thurgood Marshall is the first African-American on the U.S. Supreme Court. In the early days of his career, he gets the case of a black chauffeur accused of sexual assault by his wealthy employer. Marshall teams up with an aspiring Jewish lawyer to make a sensational statement in defense of civil rights and equality in an era of racism and anti-Semitism.
A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.
The story of Richard Jewell, who worked as a security guard at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta and managed to evacuate people in time after spotting a backpack with a bomb. However, everyone's gratitude was short-lived: a few days later Jewell himself became the prime suspect and the victim of derogatory media harassment.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi fights for freedom after being detained and imprisoned without charge by the U.S. Government for years.
The Mauritanian (2021) is on #15 spot of movies related to Dark Waters (2019). The Mauritanian (2021) was released in 2021, made by Kevin Macdonald and has average rating 7.4 in 2022. Main stars of the The Mauritanian (2021) film are: Tahar Rahim, Nouhe Hamady Bari, Saadna Hamoud.
Los Angeles, 1928. Single mother Christine Collins (Angelina Jolie) returns from work to find her nine-year-old son Walter (Gattlin Griffith) gone. She calls the L.A.P.D. to initiate a search. Five months later, a boy is found in Illinois who fits the description, and he says he's her son. To fanfare and photos, the L.A.P.D. reunite mother and son, but she insists he's not her boy. The cops dismiss her as either a liar or hysterical. When she joins a minister in his public criticism of the Police, they in turn use government power to silence and intimidate her. Meanwhile, a cop goes to a dilapidated ranch to find a Canadian lad who's without legal status; the youth tells a grisly tale. There's redress for murder; is there redress for abuse of power?