What if you woke up one day and found the police at your door? What if they told you that the woman you had always thought of as a mother was murdered and that, moments before she died, she wrote in her own blood that it was you who killed her? These were the facts that lead Omar Raddad to be imprisoned for eighteen years.
February 2, 1994: Omar Raddad, a Moroccan gardener, is sentenced to 18 years for the murder of a wealthy widow in Marseille, France.
Convinced of Raddad’s innocence, a journalist sets out to defend his case.