Every year in France, 92,000 people are placed under psychiatric care without their consent. By law, the hospital has 12 days to bring each patient before a judge. Based on medical records and a doctor's recommendations, a crucial decision has to be made -- will the patient stay or leave? 12 DAYS after which lives can change forever. Granted access to these hearings for the first time, celebrated filmmaker/photographer Raymond Depardon captures these extraordinary encounters between justice and psychiatry. Astonishing, enlightening -- a film that gives a voice to those who have previously been voiceless.

  • Documentary

Cast & Crew

  • RAYMOND DEPARDON

    RAYMOND DEPARDONDirector

  • RAYMOND DEPARDON

    RAYMOND DEPARDONWriter

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