Farewell

Farewell

DVD - 2011 | French
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Begins in 1981 after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. U.S.-Soviet elations are at their lowest point in more than a decade. 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 Brezhney. Grigoriev begins passing him highly sensitive information about the Soviet spy network in the U.S.
Publisher: [United States] : Synergitic Distribution, 2011
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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hoacornell
Mar 15, 2017

One of the best spy movies I have ever seen. It really shows the tremendous risk they take for themselves and sometimes their families. A very gripping tale with excellent performances by the entire cast. You won't regret seeing this film!

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intuitivemd
Apr 22, 2016

This documentary is not about the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991; it is about the 15 high ranking American officials run by the KGB in the early 1980's and the extremely serious penetration of the US Govt. by the KGB. Later Aldrich Ames, (head of the CIA's dept. countering the Russians), and Robert Hansen (head of the FBI's dept. countering the Russians) were arrested in the early 2000's as tip of the iceberg penetration of the Russians.-Sue Arrigo, MD Director of Intelligence of the United Nations 22 April 2016

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ThomasJWhiting
Mar 17, 2015

Interesting view into fall of the USSR - filled in some blanks in my knowledge of superpower history.

Samsung Dec 19, 2014

A must see for Canadians! We are directly linked to this important but unknown operation. Not mentioned in the movie, however. An enjoyable trip into the look of communist Russia and into the 1980s.

tmundy50 Jan 15, 2013

Excellent thriller based on true events. In French/Russian/English with subtitles.

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jimg2000
Aug 03, 2012

A version on the root cause of the collapse of the Kremlin and how USSR was forced into Perestroika during the Reagan and Gorbachev years.

Glencoe_Mike Jun 01, 2011

Nicely made French espionage thriller. It's fun to see the French take on this genre. Suspenseful.

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