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"Carlos" (2010) More at IMDbPro »TV mini-series 2010-

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Carlos -- CARLOS, an epic and definitive portrait of the notorious international terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal, who masterminded a wave of terror attacks in Europe and the Middle East in the ’70s and '80s.
Carlos -- CARLOS, an epic and definitive portrait of the notorious international terrorist known as Carlos the Jackal, who masterminded a wave of terror attacks in Europe and the Middle East in the ’70s and '80s.
Carlos -- Clip: I Will Give The Orders
Carlos: :  -- The story of Venezuelan revolutionary, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, aka, Carlos, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before being caught by the French police
Carlos -- Trailer for Carlos

Overview

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Seasons:
1
Tagline:
The man who hijacked the world.
Plot:
The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting. Full summary »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 15 wins & 11 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A Story of A Notorious Terrorist Brilliantly Told See more (30 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 23 of 67)

Édgar Ramírez ... Ilich Ramírez Sánchez 'Carlos' (3 episodes, 2010)
Alexander Scheer ... Johannes Weinrich (3 episodes, 2010)
Fadi Abi Samra ... Michel Moukharbel (3 episodes, 2010)
Lamia Ahmed ... Épouse religieux syrien (3 episodes, 2010)
Karam Ghossein ... Feday chez Wadie Haddad (3 episodes, 2010)
Liane Sellerer ... Épouse Steff (3 episodes, 2010)
Philippe Tran ... Feday Orly (3 episodes, 2010)
Ahmad Kaabour ... Wadie Haddad (2 episodes, 2010)
Talal El-Jordi ... Kamal al-Issawi 'Ali' (2 episodes, 2010)
Juana Acosta ... Amie de Carlos (2 episodes, 2010)
Nora von Waldstätten ... Magdalena Kopp (2 episodes, 2010)
Christoph Bach ... Hans-Joachim Klein 'Angie' (2 episodes, 2010)
Rodney El Haddad ... Anis Naccache 'Khalid' (2 episodes, 2010)
Julia Hummer ... Gabriele Kröcher-Tiedemann 'Nada' (2 episodes, 2010)
Antoine Balabane ... Général al-Khouly (2 episodes, 2010)
Rami Farah ... 'Joseph' (2 episodes, 2010)
Aljoscha Stadelmann ... Wilfred Böse 'Boni' / ... (2 episodes, 2010)
Zeid Hamdan ... 'Youssef' (2 episodes, 2010)
Fadi Yanni Turk ... Colonel Haïtham Saïd (2 episodes, 2010)

Katharina Schüttler ... Brigitte Kuhlmann (2 episodes, 2010)
Badih Abou Chakra ... Cheikh Yamani (2 episodes, 2010)
Basim Kahar ... Riyadh el-Azzawi (2 episodes, 2010)
Cem Sultan Ungan ... Agent irakien (2 episodes, 2010)
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Series Directed by
Olivier Assayas (3 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Writing credits
Olivier Assayas (3 episodes, 2010)
Dan Franck (3 episodes, 2010)
Daniel Leconte (3 episodes, 2010)

Series Produced by
Marc Hansell .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Frank Lehmann .... associate producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Jens Meurer .... producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Sabine Sidawi-Hamdan .... executive producer: Lebanon (3 episodes, 2010)
Judy Tossell .... executive producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Jona Wirbeleit .... assistant producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Marc Wächter .... in-house line producer: Egoli Tossell Film (3 episodes, 2010)

Daniel Leconte .... producer (unknown episodes, 2010)
Raphaël Cohen .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Undine Filter .... junior producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Yorick Le Saux (1 episode, 2010)
Denis Lenoir (1 episode, 2010)
 
Series Film Editing by
Luc Barnier (1 episode, 2010)
Marion Monnier (1 episode, 2010)
 
Series Casting by
Antoinette Boulat (3 episodes, 2010)

Veronika Varjasi (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
François-Renaud Labarthe (1 episode, 2010)
 
Series Art Direction by
Bertram Strauß (3 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Tibor Dora (3 episodes, 2010)
 
Series Costume Design by
Jürgen Doering (1 episode, 2010)

Françoise Clavel (unknown episodes, 2010)
 
Series Makeup Department
Stéphanie Asnarez .... Makeup artist: Lebanon (3 episodes, 2010)
Morgane Bernhard .... key hair stylist (3 episodes, 2010)

Christophe Giraud .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes, 2010)
Thi Thanh Tu Nguyen .... key makeup artist (unknown episodes, 2010)
Noura Leder .... assistant hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Alice Robert .... additional makeup artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Erwin Godschalk .... unit production manager: Netherlands (3 episodes, 2010)

Tori Parry .... production manager (UK (unknown episodes, 2010)
Sabine Bischof .... production manager: Germany (unknown episodes)
Jacquot Clotilde .... assistant unit manager (unknown episodes)
Márton Ivanov .... unit manager HUN (unknown episodes)
Nandi Kiss .... assistant unit manager: Hungary (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gilles Tarazi .... first assistant director: Lebanon (3 episodes, 2010)

Natalie Beer .... first assistant director: Germany (unknown episodes, 2010)
Lisa Hauss .... second assistant director: Germany (unknown episodes, 2010)
Henry Forsyth .... second assistant director: UK (unknown episodes)
Delphine Heude .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Florian Kuhn .... assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
Dominique Coste .... prop buyer (3 episodes, 2010)
Fabien Lang .... props (3 episodes, 2010)

Dora Nagy .... assistant production designer (unknown episodes, 2010)
Michel Schmitt .... graphic designer (unknown episodes, 2010)
Toma Baqueni .... property master (unknown episodes)
Khadija Ben Mustapha .... assistant set decorator (unknown episodes)
Stefan Isfort .... property master (unknown episodes)
Magdi Kondorosi .... set decoration buyer: Hungary (unknown episodes)
Arnaud Lucas .... swing gang (unknown episodes)
Olivia Talan .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
Dirk Waldeck .... assistant art director (unknown episodes)
François Willenz .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
 
Series Sound Department
Aude Baudasse .... sound edit assistant (3 episodes, 2010)
Laurent Boudaud .... sound re-recording mixer (3 episodes, 2010)
Aymeric Dupas .... technical assistant (3 episodes, 2010)
Ron Klober .... boom operator (3 episodes, 2010)
Vincent Milner .... foley artist (3 episodes, 2010)

Marie Averty .... sound assistant (unknown episodes)
Katia Boutin .... adr editor (unknown episodes)
Thomas Gastinel .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
Julien Gigliotti .... post-synchronisation (unknown episodes)
Fred Mays .... post-synchronisation (unknown episodes)
Damien Tronchot .... assistant sound editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Special Effects by
Nils Bleeck .... special effects senior technician (3 episodes, 2010)

Georges Demétrau .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes, 2010)
François Philippi .... special effects supervisor (unknown episodes, 2010)
Charles-Axel Vollard .... special effects technician (unknown episodes, 2010)
Max Garnier .... special effects technician (unknown episodes)
Lutz Zeidler .... first armourer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Claire Cuinier .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2010)
Simon Descamps .... i/o vfx support (3 episodes, 2010)
Carine Gillet .... visual effects artist (3 episodes, 2010)
Alexandre Gény .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2010)
Nicolas Kermel .... senior compositor (3 episodes, 2010)
Christophe Laya .... film finishing (3 episodes, 2010)
Sarah Moreau .... visual effects coordinator (3 episodes, 2010)
Etienne Salançon .... digital compositor (3 episodes, 2010)

Alexandra Cosimano .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
Bertrand de Saint Seine .... titles and credits (unknown episodes)
Olivier Debert .... digital artist / visual effects (unknown episodes)
Marion Frelat .... visual effects coordinator (unknown episodes)
Thierry Grizard .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Marc Latil .... digital artist (unknown episodes)
Frederic Moreau .... visual effects designer (unknown episodes)
Mikael Tanguy .... visual effects supervisor (unknown episodes)
Jean-Francois Theault .... digital compositor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Stunts
Frédéric Vallet .... stunts (1 episode, 2010)

Michel Carliez .... stunt coordinator supervisor (unknown episodes, 2010)
Yves Girard .... stunts (unknown episodes)
René Lay .... stunt coordinator (unknown episodes)
Alister Mazzotti .... stunt driver (unknown episodes)
Ronnie Paul .... stunts (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Stéphane Germain .... key grip (3 episodes, 2010)
Arnaud Giacomini .... video operator (3 episodes, 2010)
Jörg Mertink .... key grip (3 episodes, 2010)
Jean-Claude Moireau .... still photographer (3 episodes, 2010)
Benoît Rizzoti .... first assistant camera (2 episodes, 2010)

Mathias Beier .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Carole Bethuel .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
David Camus .... grip (unknown episodes)
Michael Rathgeber .... first assistant camera: "b" camera dailies (unknown episodes)
Yannick Ressigeac .... first assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Stephan Schneider .... best boy: Germany (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Anaïs Duran .... casting assistant (3 episodes, 2010)

Salvadore Brandt .... extras casting: Germany (unknown episodes)
Veronika Varjasi .... casting (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Caíque de Souza .... conform editor (3 episodes, 2010)
Isabelle Julien .... colorist (3 episodes, 2010)

Sanabel Cherqaoui .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Maud Morot .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Mathilde Van de Moortel .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Other crew
Yves Boczek .... assistant production coordinator (3 episodes, 2010)
Robert Brinkschulte .... script translator (3 episodes, 2010)
Regina Frankenberger .... junior producer (3 episodes, 2010)
Arnaud Giacomini .... researcher (3 episodes, 2010)
Renate Graichen .... accountant: Egoli Tossell Film (3 episodes, 2010)
Yvonne Hüttig .... assistant business affairs (3 episodes, 2010)
Anja Karg .... team assistant (3 episodes, 2010)
Xavier Leprince .... production assistant (3 episodes, 2010)
Marc Leroyer .... weapons coordinator (3 episodes, 2010)
Stephen Smith .... historical consultant (3 episodes, 2010)

Sian Habell-Aili .... production coordinator (UK (unknown episodes, 2010)
Michael Harm .... location manager: UK (unknown episodes, 2010)
Coline Perruchon .... personal assistant: actor (unknown episodes, 2010)
Penelope Bischoff .... production secretary (unknown episodes)
Tatiana Bouchain .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Gero Brugmann .... legal services: production financing (unknown episodes)
Jinane Dagher .... production coordinator: Lebanon (unknown episodes)
Lionel Guerrini .... location scout (unknown episodes)
 

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Runtime:
330 min (Cannes Film Festival) | Germany:185 min (movie version) | USA:319 min (New York Film Festival) | UK:165 min (movie version) | 330 min (TV version) | Hong Kong:334 min (Hong Kong International Film Festival)
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Australia:MA | Finland:K-18 (2011) (TV version) (self applied) | Finland:K-15 (2010) (movie version) | Germany:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Singapore:R21 (edited version) | USA:Not Rated
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The final two hours were shot in sequence.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When the terrorists take the tram in Vienna to get to the OPEC conference, the tram can be seen in three scenes, and every time it is a different tram line: The first tram's final destination is "Nussdorf", the second tram is line "D" and the third is a tram on "Extra Tour".See more »
Quotes:
Hans-Joachim Klein 'Angie':Carlos scares me. Life means nothing to him.
Wilfred Böse 'Boni':He's a soldier. A leader. You're under his command.
Hans-Joachim Klein 'Angie':I'm a political militant. I hate armies and soldiers. I fight for a cause.
Wilfred Böse 'Boni':So does he.
Hans-Joachim Klein 'Angie':I wish I were so sure.
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What are the differences between the Theatrical Version and the Director's Cut?
Is the based on a true story?
Why does Carlos freak out when he fires several shots around the car in Budapest?
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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A Story of A Notorious Terrorist Brilliantly Told, 19 April 2011
Author: jcanettis from Athens, Greece

When you want to make a movie of a notorious terrorist responsible for many innocent lives, it is a very difficult task: If you portray him in a romantic way you will be accused of glorifying an evil man, while if you portray him in a dark light you will be accused of blind fanaticism.

Director Olivier Assayas has managed to strike a fine balance between these two extremes, and thus he recounts the story of Carlos in an objective and cool-headed way which fascinates the viewer from the beginning to the very end. The story begins with Carlos entering the world of terrorism as a young idealist, and ends with his capture at a time when he has become a corrupt and hedonist man. Throughout this time frame, Assayas shows us the story of a man, who despite his horrendous crimes, his life is really intriguing to watch.

Edgar Ramirez is excellent in the central role, but the important thing in this film is that actually EVERYONE in the film is excellent in his/her role: The acting is superb all around, and at some point it begins to feel as if you are watching a documentary with real terrorists on the screen instead of actors. The direction is also superb, with the the pace being constantly fast and coherent.

A great film to watch. 10/10.

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