Not Rated | | Biography, Drama
The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.
30 May 1999 | Rosemea D.S. MacPherson
10 | It has great passion, deep commitments, love, great music, and we get to know a bit more about French literature.
William Dieterle directed this classic biography and was nominated for an Oscar for his work. This movie had ten ...
Studio boss Jack L. Warner, who was himself Jewish, personally ordered that the word "Jew" be removed from all dialogue in this movie about the Alfred Dreyfus Affair, apparently in order not to offend the Nazi regime and hurt business for the film in Germany. Source: Ben Urwand in his ... ...
I shall tell the truth. Because if I did not, my nights would be haunted by the spectre of an innocent man expiating under the most frightful torture a crime he never committed.
At the beginning of the film, Zola is warned to stop "muckraking." This term did not come into use until about 40 years after the period shown in the film.
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