On the night of 5 December 1986, 22-year-old Malik Oussekine is beaten to death by the police. The state machine steps into gear, led by Robert Pandraud. The Oussekine family quickly realise that they will have to fight for justice and to expose the truth. 'Oussekine' is a four-episode miniseries about the Oussekine family’s struggle. It goes back through the events, shows their hopes and disillusions and paints the portrait of a country in turmoil.