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Assassination Attempt (1981)
"Tegeran-43" (original title)

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Alain Delon and Claude Jade stars in this Soviet movie: Documents reveal in 1980 that the Germans planned to kill the Big Three in Teheran in 1943.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalya Belokhvostikova ...
Marie Louni / Nathalie (as Natacha Belokhvostikova)
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Maître Legraine
Igor Kostolevskiy ...
Andre Ilytch
Claude Jade ...
Françoise
Armen Dzhigarkhanyan ...
Max Richard (as Armen Djigarkhanian)
Georges Géret ...
Dennis Pew
Albert Filozov ...
Scherner
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Inspector Georges Roche
Nikolay Grinko ...
Hermolin (as Nicolas Grinko)
Mike Marshall ...
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Gleb Strizhenov ...
Simon (as Glebe Strijenov)
Jess Hahn ...
Second Terrorist
Jacques Roux ...
Mr.Johnson
Evelyne Kraft ...
False Secretary
Natalya Naumova ...
Françoise as Child (as Natasha Naumov)
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This story starts in 1980 in Paris as the memories of Andrei Borodin (Igor Kostolevsky), a Soviet agent, take the action back to 1943 during the Teheran meetings of Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill. A high-ranking Nazi officer developed a plan to assassinate the three world leaders in order to undermine the Allied forces. He commissioned the German agent Max Richard (Armen Dzhigarkhanian) to carry out his plan, but it failed miserably due to the quick action and thinking of Andrei. While in Teheran, Andrei met a French woman, Marie Louni (Natalia Belokhvostikova), living in the city and they had a brief but intense affair. Nearly four decades later, the Nazi officer has been captured - but not for long. Freed by terrorists, the officer is hunting down the German agent who failed to carry out the planned assassinations. Max lives at Françoise (Claude Jade), a young French woman, who hides him. He trusts her and shows her all the documents. Max don't know, that Françoise works for the ... Written by hul

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Great film
30 September 2008 | by (Russian Federation) – See all my reviews

Good actors, good directing, good plot. It would be only a good film, but two moments made this film great: that part with the song and their last date. Listening to "Eternal Love" you looking at all that woes, struggles, pains, sacrifices, deaths and you have some strange feeling, that somewhere in all this or somewhere behind all this, there really IS eternal Love. And their love story had a great truth about life in it. You met, then immediately lost each other, 30 years of parting, then you have one short date and… all good in your life is only short-lived dream and you will inevitably lose everything you love, you just have not any chance to save anything but memory. It is so sad, but again, you have the same filling (especially during the church scene), that there is eternal Love in this tragedy.


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