Farewell (L'affaire Farewell) DVD
Starring Emir Kusturica, Guillaume Canet, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ingeborga Dapkunaite, Aleksey Gorbunov, Dina Korzun, Philippe Magnan, Niels Arestrup, Fred Ward, David Soul, Willem Dafoe, Diane Kruger
Directed by Christian Carion
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).
- Format: DVD
- Region: 2
- Certification: (15)
- EAN: 5050582817614
- Catalogue number: 8281761
- Studio: Universal Pictures
- Release date: 29/08/2011
- Genre: Drama
- Colour: Colour