Stephen Arnell

‘Your Honours, never again’: political trials in the movies

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Ricardo Darín and Peter Lanzani star in Argentina, 1985 (Credit: Amazon Prime Video)

With former President of the United States Donald Trump now indicted on four counts relating to attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election, here’s a look at motion pictures where leaders are put on trial.

To Kill a King (2003) – full movie available on YouTube

I confess to possessing little sympathy with the plight of King Charles I in Mike Barker’s (Best Laid Plans, 1999) watchable English Civil War drama.

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