The Witnesses

Gay Essential Opinion: The Witnesses (Les témoins)

The Witnesses is a 2007 French film about a group of friends living in Paris at the outset of HIV/AIDS. Set in 1984 and told in three parts, the film stars Johan Libereau as Manu, Michel Blanc as Adrien, Emmanuelle Béart as Sarah and Sami Bouajila as Mehdi with Julie Depardieu in a supporting role as Manu’s older sister Julie, a rising opera singer.