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Universal acclaim - based on 21 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 53 Ratings

Summary: Carlos tells the story of Ilich Ramirez Sanchez who, for two decades, was one of the most wanted terrorists, on the planet. Between 1974 and 1994, he lived several lives under various pseudonyms, weaving his way through the complexities of international politics of the period. [IFC Films]

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Runtime: 325 min
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Production: Canal+
Genres: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, Crime
Countries: Germany, France
Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Arabic, Russian, Japanese, Hungarian
Director Credit
Olivier Assayas Director
Writer Credit
Dan Franck Screenplay
Olivier Assayas Writer
Cast Credit
Ahmad Kaabour Wadie Haddad
Alejandro Arroyo Dr. Valentín Hernández
Alexander Scheer Johannes Weinrich
Aljoscha Stadelmann Wilfred Böse 'Boni'
Antoine Balabane Général Al-Khouly
Christoph Bach Hans-Joachim Klein 'Angie'
Édgar Ramírez Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, Aka 'Carlos'
Fadi Abi Samra Michel Moukharbel
Fadi Yanni Turk Colonel Haïtham Saïd
Juana Acosta Amie De Carlos
Julia Hummer Gabriele Kröcher-Tiedemann 'Nada'
Karam Ghossein Feday Chez Wadie Haddad
Lamia Ahmed Épouse Religieux Syrien
Liane Sellerer Épouse Steff
Nora von Waldstätten Magdalena Kopp
Philippe Tran Feday Orly
Rami Farah 'Joseph'
Rodney El Haddad Anis Naccache 'Khalid'
Talal El-Jordi Kamal Al-Issawi 'Ali'
Zeid Hamdan 'Youssef'
Producer Credit
Daniel Leconte Producer
Jens Meurer Producer
Judy Tossell Executive Producer
Marc Wächter In-House Line Producer: Egoli Tossell Film
Raphaël Cohen Executive Producer
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