French filmmaker in emotional defence of French police

Olivier Marchal, who served more than ten years as a policeman before becoming a film and television director, railed at those in his own industry who offered opinions about the fierce current national debate over police violence and racism.

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French film and television director Olivier Marchal has delivered an emotional defence of police officers on French television amid allegations of police brutality and protests around the country, reports Radio France Internationale.