'The Benefit of the Doubt' ('Une part d’ombre'): Film Review

In Belgian writer-director Samuel Tilman’s compelling feature debut, a seemingly innocent man finds his life upended when he’s accused of committing murder. It’s a plot we’ve seen a few billion times before, most memorably in classics by Fritz Lang (Beyond a Reasonable Doubt) and Alfred Hitchcock (The Wrong Man, I Confess) where being blamed for a crime can be just as bad as having done the deed itself.

Indeed, The Benefit of the Doubt (Une part d’ombre) tips its hat to those masters both in terms of its (rather generic) title, as well as in a scenario ...
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