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Farewell

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Farewell | SPY GAME Emir Kusturica and Guillaume Canet in Farewell

Farewell

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
113 minutes
Wide Release Date:
09/23/09
performer:
Emir Kusturica, Guillaume Canet
director:
Christian Carion
distributor:
NeoClassics Films
author:
Christian Carion
genre:
Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B+

There’s Bourne, there’s Salt, and there’s Farewell, French director Christian Carion’s smart, low-key, melancholy dramatization based on a little-known real moment in espionage, circa 1981: Serbian actor-filmmaker Emir Kusturica (Underground) is convincingly fatalistic as a disenchanted KGB officer in Brezhnev’s Soviet Union, feeding secrets to an ambivalent, low-level French contact (played by actor-director Guillaume Canet). B+

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