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The Life of Emile Zola

The Life of Emile Zola(1937)

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  • Emile Zola  

    At this solemn moment, in the presence of this tribunal, which is the representative of human justice, before France, before the whole world, I swear that Dreyfus is innocent! By all that I have won, by all that I have written to spread the spirit of France, I swear that he is innocent. May all that melt away; may my name perish if Dreyfus be not innocent. He is innocent.

  • Emile Zola  

    Why didn't Picquart say anything?

  • Lucie Dreyfus  

    Colonel Picquart is a good officer. He kept silent at the request of his superiors.

  • Emile Zola  

    You mean they KNEW and they ordered him to suppress the truth? Why,that's monstrous!

  • Emile Zola  

    What does it matter if an individual is shattered -- if only justice is resurrected?