In 1985, Sergei Gregoriev, a Soviet colonel, wants to force his nation to reform, so he leaks secret information to the West. He picks an unlikely contact, a Pierre Froment, French nebbish in the diplomatic corps. Gregoriev keeps a lot of balls in the air - a marriage, a teen son he's trying to bond with, a mistress who's a colleague at work; his tradecraft is equally reckless. Meanwhile, Froment keeps his spy work secret from his German wife, and Mitterrand uses Gregoriev's information to make France indispensable to Reagan and his government. When Gregoriev leaks a list of key Soviet moles and spies, Gorbachev is left without secret intelligence. Will Gregoriev get what he wants?
Moscow 1981. An act of treason that changed the world.
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23 September 2009 (France)
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $6,507,315
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
Willem Dafoe played CIA Director "Feeney" which actually a fictional character based on William J. Casey, real life CIA Director during Reagan Administration. Similar to the event in the movie, Casey was the one who President Reagan task to investigate "Farewell Dossier" soon after Reagan find it out from French President François Mitterrand. See more
There is a poster of the movie "We are from the Jazz" on the theater window. This movie came out two years later - in 1983. See more
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