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State of Siege


Like most of [[Performer~P15220~Costa-Gavras~costagavras]]' political thrillers, the French State of Siege is based on a true story. The incident dramatized herein is the kidnapping of a U.S. official somewhere in Latin America. The director's sympathies clearly lie with the kidnappers, especially since the official (played by [[Performer~P50113~Yves Montand~yvesmontand]]), ostensibly an expert in traffic control, has been assigned as special advisor to the government's secret police, training these...more