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Carlos the Jackal

From Olivier Assayas, director of 'Irma Vep' and 'Summer Hours', comes an explosive new work of astonishing scope; an epic portrayal of the notorious revolutionary and terrorist, Ilich Ramírez Sánchez: Carlos the Jackal. Born in Venezuela and politicised in Europe, Sánchez took the moniker Carlos the Jackal, and for two decades was one of the most wanted terrorists on the planet. Best known for his infamous 1975 attack on the OPEC headquarters in Vienna, where he took more than 60 peopleincluding the Oil Ministers of many member nationshostage, Carlos managed to weave his way into the complexities of international politics with his attacks in Europe and the Middle East throughout the 70s and 80s Spanning 20 years, Assayas exciting, sexy, and globe-spanning portrait of the notorious international terrorist mastermind, Carlos the Jackal electrified audiences at its premiere at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, and earned star Édgar Ramírez a Golden Globe nomination. Collected here are the three original features, plus the 150 minute theatrical feature film.

Year: 2010
Genre: Thrillers & Suspense, French Cinema, Deluxe Box Sets, Film Festivals 2010
Country: France, Germany
Director: Olivier Assayas
Starring: Edgar Ramirez, Nora Von Waldstatten
Duration: 484 Minutes
Rating: R16 - Contains violence, offensive language and sex scenes.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (France)

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