PG-13 | | Biography, Drama
Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.
Andrew Scott and Mark Gatiss have previously acted together in the BBC series Sherlock. Scott plays James Moriarty and Gatiss plays Mycroft Holmes, and also co-created and produces the show with Stephen Moffat.
What did you think, Anthony?
Anthony Julius: What did I think? I thought it was the most boring morning we've had in court so far.
Deborah Lipstadt: My God, you love to be contrary.
Anthony Julius: Well, the man's an anti-Semite and a racist. It's like having shit on your shoe. You wipe it off. You...
There are numerous references by the lawyer and by leading counsel to British and/or UK law, which does not exist. English law and Scottish law are different and therefore the reference should only have been to English law. There are also several references to 'discovery' which is an American legal term. The English equivalent would be disclosure, and the English legal team would certainly have known this and used the correct terminology.
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