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by Christian Carion


Moscow, 1981. A KGB colonel – who is disgusted by the current state of Soviet politics – decides to break away from the system. With the help of a French engineer, he takes part, despite himself, in a major historical event: the collapse of the Eastern bloc.

international title: The Farewell Case
original title: L'Affaire Farewell
country: France
sales agent: Pathé International
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Christian Carion
film run: 113'
release date: BE 23/09/2009, FR 23/09/2009, GR 26/11/2009, PT 15/07/2010, IE 029/04/2011, UK 29/04/2011, ES 05/08/2011
screenplay: Christian Carion, Eric Raynaud
cast: Guillaume Canet, Alexandra Maria Lara, Emir Kusturica, Willem Dafoe, Philippe Magnan, Niels Arestrup, David Soul
cinematography by: Walther van den Ende
film editing: Andrea Sedlácková
art director: Jean-Michel Simonet
costumes designer: Corinne Jorry
producer: Christophe Rossignon, Bertrand Faivre, Philip Boëffard
production: Nord-Ouest Films, Le Bureau, Pathé Films
distributor: Pathé Distribution, Valentim de Carvalho Multimédia, A Contracorriente Films
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