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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Diane Kruger
Willem Dafoe
Guillaume Canet
Emir Kusturica
Directors
Christian Carion
Screenwriters
Christian Carion
Running Time
113 minutes

Farewell
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Plot
Set during the Cold War, this is the true-life story of KGB Colonel Sergei Grigoriev (Kusturica). Grown disillusioned with the Soviet Union he searches for a handler to pass key intel to the West, settling on French businessman Pierre (Canet) for the dangerous task.


Verdict
Slightly underpowered as an espionage thriller, this is nonetheless a fascinating story told with real panache.


Reviewed by Ian Nathan

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