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The Patriots (1994)

Les patriotes (original title)
At 18, Ariel Brenner leaves Paris and his family to live in Israel. He secretly joins the Mossad, the Isreali secret service. After years of training, his first mission is in Paris to steal... See full summary »

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Ariel Brenner
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Jeremy Pelman
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Eagleman
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Yossi
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Catherine Pelman
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Yuri
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Rachel
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Daniel
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Oron
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Marie-Claude
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Bill Haydon
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Laurence
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Remy Prieur
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Ran Ostrovitch
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At 18, Ariel Brenner leaves Paris and his family to live in Israel. He secretly joins the Mossad, the Isreali secret service. After years of training, his first mission is in Paris to steal secrets from Remy Prieur, a French atomic scientist... We will assist to the methods, the manipulations, the abuses, the machiavellism, the doubts of secret agents. Written by Yepok

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Manipulation is our job.

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When Billy Haydon recruits Rémy Prieur in the Maserati, we can see the reflection of the camera and the boom mic on the windscreen. See more »

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A realistic look at a major spy agency
16 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

This excellent thriller and character study of a young Israeli spy was produced in 1993-4. It plays as well as any memorable films of the same milieu, e.g. "Three Days of the Condor", "The Company", "Bourne", "Marathon Man", etc. That is pretty lofty company. I refuse to give away the plot but know that for two hours it will take you on a thrilling mystery ride. The casting and directing compliment a terrific script. Shot in Paris, Tel Aviv, Washington, D.C. and New York City it moves along without the gimmicks (CGI) or insane editing and music that so many films depend on today. Finally, the international cast of French, American and Israeli actors are in perfect harmony. Always good to see Alan Garfield in anything..


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