Omar Killed Me
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Omar Killed Me
An unjustly convicted man fights for justice in this drama based on a true story. Omar Raddad (Sami Bouajila) had worked for years as a gardener for Ghislaine Marchal (Liliane Nataf), an elderly woman living in the South of France. In the summer of 1991, Marchal was founded murdered in the basement of her home, with the message "Omar M'a Tuer" -- literally "Omar Has Kill Me" -- written in her own blood on the wall. Raddad quickly became the prime suspect, even though he had a viable alibi, and he was convicted and sent to prison. However, a journalist covering the case,… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The adherence to a Grisham-like structure all but kills the film's chances of leaving a lasting impression."
‑ R. Kurt Osenlund, Slant Magazine
"Bouajila, in particular, is excellent in the lead role, convincingly internalising complex emotions: defiance, desperation, anger, and defeat."
‑ Chris Buckle, The Skinny
"...a well-intentioned misfire..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
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