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Farewell - © Jean-Claude Lother

Farewell

A Feature film by Christian Carion

Produced by Nord-Ouest Films, Le Bureau

Release in France : 23/09/2009

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Production and distribution (4)

Executive Producers :

Nord-Ouest Films, Le Bureau

Film exports/foreign sales :

Pathé Distribution

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Synopsis

Moscow, at the beginning of the eighties, in the middle of the Cold War.

Sergey Grigoriev, a KGB colonel disappointed with his country's regime, decides to bring down the system. He makes contact with Pierre Froment, a young French engineer posted to Moscow. The highly confidential information Grigoriev passes to Froment quickly attracts the attention of the Western secret services.

President Mitterand is alerted and decides to inform President Reagan: a huge spy network allows the Soviets to know everything about the scientific, industrial and military research being carried out in the West. The two heads of state decide to exploit this ultra-sensitive data transmitted by a mysterious Moscow source whom the French have baptized "Farewell."

A simple man, Pierre Froment hence finds himself embroiled in one of the most astounding spy cases of the 20th century. A case that is way out of his league and that soon threatens his life and the lives of his family.

Photos (8)

Full credits (22)

Executive Producer :

Christophe Rossignon

Adapter/dialogue writer :

Christian Carion

Producers :

Bertrand Faivre, Philip Boëffard

Line producer :

Ève François Machuel

Voice :

Espérance Pham Thái Lan

Sound Recordist :

Pierre Mertens

Press Attaché (film) :

Dominique Segall

Continuity supervisor :

Lydia Bigard

Music Composer :

Clint Mansell

Costume designer :

Corinne Jorry

Still Photographer :

Jean-Claude Lother

Assistant directors :

Thierry Verrier, Christian Alzieu

Author of original work :

Sergei Kostine

Associate producers :

Romain Le Grand, Léonard Glowinski

Screenwriter :

Éric Raynaud

Director of Photography :

Walther Vanden Ende

Production Manager :

Stéphane Riga

Editor :

Andréa Sedlackova

Production Designer :

Jean-Michel Simonet

Casting :

Gigi Akoka

Sound Mixer :

Florent Lavallée

Location Manager :

Thierry Cretagne

Technical details

Feature film

Genres :

Fiction

Sub-genre :

Thriller

Production language :

French, Russian

Production country :

France

Original French-language productions :

Unknown

Nationality :

100% French (France)

Production year :

2009

French release :

23/09/2009

Runtime :

1 h 53 min

Current status :

Released

Visa number :

120.425

Visa issue date :

09/09/2009

Approval :

Yes

Production formats :

35mm

Color type :

Color

Aspect ratio :

1.85

Audio format :

Dolby DTS

Rating restrictions :

None

Posters (5)

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News (12)

Festival Selections (11)

Helsinki Film Festival - 2010

Helsinki Film Festival (Finland, 2010)

Selection

French Touch Selection

CinefestOZ - 2010

CinefestOZ (2010)

Selection


TIFF - 2009

TIFF (Canada, 2009)

Selection

Special presentations : Pathé Distribution

Awards

Delegations (5)

Presskit (2)

Website (2)