Omar Killed Me (Omar m'a tuer)
Arab Feature Competition - Doha Tribecca Film Festival 2011
The film tracks the investigation of a gardener wrongly convicted for the murder of his employer, a rich heiress. A journalist convinced of his innocence defends his case, uncovering one of the most shocking violations of justice in the last 20 years. The film explores a universal problem – that there are two standards of justice in the world: one for the powerful and one for the poor.
About the Director
Roschdy Zem is a French actor, writer and director of Moroccan descent. He won a best actor award at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival for his role in “Days of Glory”. He has starred in more than 30 films and his films as writer/director are “Bad Faith” and “Omar Killed Me”.
- Roschdy Zem
- Roschdy Zem, Olivier Gorce
- Tessalit Productions, Jean Bréhat, Rachid Bouchareb
- Monica Coleman
- Executive Producer
- Muriel Merlin
- Mars Films, France 2 Cinema, Hole In One, Soread-2M, SNRT(MAROC)
- Alexandre Azaria
- Jéerôome Almeras
- Tessalit Productions
- Sami Bouajila, Denis Podalydèes, Maurice Benichou, Salomé Stévenin