Farewell (L'affaire Farewell)

  |  Book Tickets: 31/10/2010
  |  Buy to Own: 29/04/2011
  |  Watch Now: 20/09/2011
  |  113 min
Rated 12 by the BBFC


French espionage thriller based on real events during the Cold War in the 1980s. Sergei Gregoriev (Emir Kusturica), codenamed 'Farewell', is a high-ranking KGB official who starts passing confidential Soviet documents to the French secret services in the hope of undermining the Soviet regime. Working as a courier between Sergei and the French secret services is Pierre (Guillaume Canet), a French engineer living and working in Moscow with his wife Jessica (Alexandra Maria Lara) and two children. As the documents that Sergei is leaking increase in importance, an international ring starts to close in around Sergei and Pierre that involves some of the world's most powerful figures including French President Francois Mitterrand (Philippe Magnan) and US President Ronald Reagan (Fred Ward).

Contains strong language
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