The 10th District Court: Moments of Trial (2004) - Rotten Tomatoes

The 10th District Court: Moments of Trial (2004)




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The film explores the media-shy French judicial system by capturing the various comings and goings of a misdemeanor court over a period of three months.


Critic Reviews for The 10th District Court: Moments of Trial

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

A riveting pageant of human behavior on both sides of the law unfolds with humor, poignancy and a measure of inherent majesty.

February 10, 2006

Many varieties of French people are here: natives; immigrants; a knife-carrying sociologist; a young, drug-dealing punk; and so on.

February 10, 2006 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Though it never really builds to a point, the film presents an intriguing form of storytelling, giving us glimpses of these people's lives and personalities.

January 27, 2006 | Rating: 3/4

Collectively, the dozen cases reveal a great deal about class expectations and the notion of entitlement in Parisian society.

April 2, 2005 | Rating: 3/5

Depardon's film is a fascinating study of clashing egos and dueling rhetorical styles.

April 11, 2018 | Full Review…

...not unlike a Fred Wiseman film edited for time and effect...

February 1, 2006 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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