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Summary An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the “people’s poet,” is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker to commit suicide. His trial is a ridiculous and harrowing display of institutional incompetence, with endless procedural delays, coached witnesses for the prosecution, and obsessive privileging of a...

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Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 12 Critic Reviews
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User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 16 User Ratings
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Summary An elderly folk singer and grassroots organizer, dubbed the “people’s poet,” is arrested on a trumped-up charge of inciting a sewage worker to commit suicide. His trial is a ridiculous and harrowing display of institutional incompetence, with endless procedural delays, coached witnesses for the prosecution, and obsessive privileging of a...

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Universal Acclaim Based on 12 Critic Reviews
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Universal Acclaim Based on 12 Critic Reviews
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Universal Acclaim Based on 16 User Ratings
8.3
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Universal Acclaim Based on 16 User Ratings
8.3
81% Positive
13 Ratings
19% Mixed
3 Ratings
0% Negative
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Production Company Zoo Entertainment
Release Date Jul 15, 2015
Duration 1 h 56 m
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Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema
• 4 Wins & 4 Nominations
Venice Film Festival
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations
Mumbai Film Festival
• 2 Wins & 2 Nominations