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1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
A Russian intelligence operative (Emir Kusturica) passes classified documents to a French engineer (Guillaume Canet).

Cast: Emir Kusturica , Guillaume Canet , Alexandra Maria Lara , Ingeborga Dapkunaite , Willem Dafoe , Oleksii Gorbunov , Dina Korzun , Philippe Magnan

Director: Christian Carion

Genres: Thriller, Drama

Farewell (2010)

Release Date: July 23rd, 2010|1 hr. 53 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 4 )
  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    More than most espionage movies, the film is about relationships, the men with each other, the men with their own disapproving wives, and governments with each other. Everyone courts someone. show more

  • 80
    John Anderson Wall Street Journal

    The source of all this information was a real-life KGB agent, Vladimir Vetrov, code named Farewell, and with the usual adjustments for drama his story gets a respectable retelling in this nervy French production. show more

  • 60
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Their mundane meetings underscore how easily secrets are leaked, but unfortunately, scenes of meetings between Presidents Reagan (Fred Ward) and Mitterrand seem hollow and naive. Kusturica and Canet are strong, though, as is Willem Dafoe as an American intel officer. show more

  • August 20, 2010 Lyn
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    Very very interesting.. The two hours (nearly) went by so swiftly!!!! Thoroughly enjoyed the movie. Nice to know what has REALLY been going on in this world!!!! Well done.

  • August 18, 2010 Lou
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    This is a fantastic movie, and so well told that the mix of characters, countries and languages is easy to follow. Plus a great production, with excellent acting/casting, and many beautiful scenes of Moscow. And what an important part of history...history that happened in this lifetime. Don't miss it!

  • August 13, 2010 granamiere
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    I have to admit that I was not interested in seeing this film at all. My husband convinced me to give it a try and I was blown away with this film. It is engaging and gripping but does not over do it. There are no huge budgeted car chases or things blowing up, but the story pulls you in and does not let you go until the credits start to roll! SEE THIS FILM!!!!

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