Carlos

The Bourne Identity with more substance! This is an impressive work!
-L.A. Times
<3.5/4> Thrilling.
-Michael Giltz, THE HUFFINGTON POST
Think of The Bourne Identity with more substance, or Munich with more of a pulse?an epic look at one man's rise to the station of international guerilla leader and terrorist celebrity.
-Steven Zeitchik, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
Excited, exciting, epic... a must-see...
-Manohla Dargis, THE NEW YORK TIMES
An international espionage thriller ? with car chases, explosives, seductive Bonnie-and-Clyde poses and many, many cigarettes.
-A.O. Scott, THE NEW YORK TIMES
<5 Stars>
-Joshua Rothkopf, TIME OUT NEW YORK
Thrilling! Ramirez gives an indelible performance!
-Justin Change, Variety
The grandest, most vivacious entry at Cannes
-Richard Corliss, Time Magazine
A huge narrative achievement
-Liam Lacey, The Globe and Mail
Hours upon hours of high-end, cinematic storytelling
-Anthony Breznican, USA Today
A killer thriller! A breathtaking piece of work! Edgar Ramirez is totally amazing and mesmerizing
-The Gazette
A spectacular achievement... A marvel...
-Justin Chang, VARIETY
<4 Stars> ?a hell of a ride.
-Sukhdev Sandhu, THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
...everything Che wanted to be and much, much more... astonishing.
-Todd McCarthy, INDIE WIRE
L’un des meilleurs film de l’année! Remarquable!
-Marc-André Lussier, La Presse
Haletant!
-Le Monde
Spectaculaire! Un portrait cohérent, fascinant et nuancé.
-Radio-Canada
Une oeuvre colossale et ambitieuse. Un grand moment de cinéma.
-Voir
Un film qui captive de bout en bout!
-Ici
A killer thriller! A breathtaking piece of work! Edgar Ramirez is totally amazing and mesmerizing
-The Gazette

Synopsis

For two decades he was the most wanted man on the planet. Governments hunted him, women adored him, and criminals idolized him. Experience the remarkable rise and fall of revolutionary terrorist-for-hire Carlos the Jackal in the acclaimed, action-packed epic critics are calling "one of the best pictures of the year" (David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle).

Theatrical Release Date

Thursday, October 21, 2010
Original Languages: French/German/English/Spanish/Arabic
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 330 min.
Year: 2010

CREDITS

CAST
Edgar Ramirez
DIRECTED BY
Olivier Assayas

PHOTOS

Left to Right: Carlos (Edgar Ramirez) and Ampara (Martha Higareda). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Carole Bethuel. ©CANAL+
Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Carole Bethuel. ©CANAL+
Left to Right: Wilhelmina Zischler (Olivia Ross) and Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Left to Right: Ali Al-Issawe (Alal Al Jourdi) and Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Left to Right: Magdalena Kopp (Nora Von Waldstatten), Carlos (Edgar Ramirez) and Christa-Margot Frölich Aka Heidi (Jule Böwe). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Khalid (Rodney Haddad). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Gabriele Kroecher Tiedemann aka Nada (Julia Hummer). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Director Olivier Assayas. Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Hans-Joachim Klein aka Angie (Christophe Bach). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+
Carlos (Edgar Ramirez). Photograph by Jean-Claude Moireau. ©CANAL+