Lawyer wants Eastwood-exposed film


A lawyer, the accused, a man, a foiled French terrorist attack has spoken out against a film by Clint Eastwood’s portrayal of the incident.

The film – a 15:17 to Paris – is based on events on Board a Thalys express train when a gunman attacking passengers tried in August 2015.

The film, the main role of the men who stopped the attacker, opened on Wednesday.

A lawyer for the suspect Ayoub El-Khazzani has to be suspended, asked for demonstrations, while a judge reviews evidence.

Sarah Mauger-Poliak, said the film was a violation of your customer rights, because it presents a “fictionalised” and “one-sided” point of view, to the public as fact.

“I am aware that my client is not an angel, but the justice system let do their work,” she said.

Mr Khazzani, from Morocco, was found, with a range of weapons, including a Kalashnikov assault rifle on Board the Amsterdam-Paris train. He is suspected of having connections to radical Islam.
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He was finally subdued by several passengers after the opening of the fire, including three American friends, the stars in the Clint Eastwood-directed to the new creation.


Off-duty military soldiers, Spencer stone and Alek Skarlatos, and her boyfriend Anthony Sadler, were backpacking through Europe on vacation at the time of the attack.

They were celebrated as heroes after the foiled attack – you and three other passengers, including a British businessman, were awarded France’s top honour.

Ms Mauger-Poliak said they had not ruled out legal action against Warner Brothers, the film stopped during the judge’s briefing – where he decides whether it’s going to be enough evidence for the case to court.

“Hollywood has its ‘truth’ in front of the judges, has delivered concern is, at least,” Ms Mauger-Poliak told the radio station France Inter.

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Mr East woods film is the latest in a series of films he has made, about real-life people in special situations.

He has also directed films about the pilot Chesley Sully who landed his damaged plane on the Hudson River, and on record-US-army-sniper Chris Kyle shot.

15:17 according to Paris, is published in the USA and the UK on Friday, but was met with overall bad reviews in France at the time of its opening.