Feared judge Michel Racine is extremely strict in all aspects of his life until he meets a beautiful juror who will judge a man accused of murder. Six years earlier, Racine had loved her. Almost secretly. She is perhaps the only woman he has ever loved.
At its heart this is a study of how people caught up in the legal process must navigate the formalities while retaining hope and humanity. To that end, the everyday details are deftly observed and the performances, exemplary.