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L’affaire Farewell

L’affaire Farewell

Some secrets have the power to change the course of history. Sep. 04, 2009 France 113 Min.
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Guillaume Canet isPierre Froment
Pierre Froment
Emir Kusturica isSergei Grigoriev
Sergei Grigoriev
Alexandra Maria Lara isJessica Froment
Jessica Froment
Fred Ward isRonald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
Philippe Magnan isFrançois Mitterrand
François Mitterrand

Synopsis

Engaging, emotional and riveting, FAREWELL is an intricate and highly intelligent thriller pulled from the pages of history— about an ordinary man thrust into the biggest theft of Soviet information of the Cold War. Ronald Reagan called this piece of history – largely unknown until now – “one of the most important espionage cases of the 20th century.” FAREWELL begins in 1981, after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. A French businessman based in Moscow, Pierre Froment, (Guillaume Canet) makes an unlikely connection with Grigoriev (Emir Kusturica), a senior KGB officer disenchanted with what the Communist ideal has become under Brezhnev. Grigoriev begins passing Froment highly sensitive information about the Soviet spy network in the US.

Original title L'Affaire Farewell
IMDb Rating 7.6 6,215 votes
TMDb Rating 6.5 68 votes

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