At the start of his career, French defense lawyer Jacques Vergès represented the bomb-planting Algerian women immortalized in The Battle of Algiers. He so identified with their anticolonial cause that he even married one of them. But by the '80s, he was friends with members of the Khmer Rouge and accepting huge infusions of cash from the man responsible for the murder of Congolese nationalist Patrice Lumumba. This movie is packed with so much glamour and carnage you won't believe it's a documentary about one man. (Varsity, 4329 University Way NE, 781-5755. 9:40 pm, $9.25.)

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