About the film
france cold war soviet union iron curtain kgb double agent based on a true story espionage
Release Date: September 04, 2009
|Slogan||:||«Some secrets have the power to change the course of history.»|
|Production Companies||:||Le Bureau, Pathé, France 2 Cinéma, CinéCinéma, Une Hirondelle Productions, Cofinova 5, Blackfeet Pictures, Canal+, Nord-Ouest Films|
|Producers||:||Susie Figgis, Christophe Rossignon, Bertrand Faivre, Gigi Akoka, Philip Boëffard|
|Writers||:||Christian Carion, Eric Raynaud, Serguei Kostine|
An intricate thriller about an ordinary man thrust into the biggest theft of Soviet information of the Cold War. Right after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. A French businessman based in Moscow, Pierre Froment, makes an unlikely connection with Grigoriev, a senior KGB officer disenchanted with what the Communist ideal has become under Brezhnev. Grigoriev begins passing Froment highly sensitive information about the Soviet spy network in the US.