État de Siège (State of Siege)
État de Siège (State of Siege) (1972)

Like most of Costa-Gavras' 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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 30, 1972
DVD Release Date: May 25, 2015
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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Rather than playing into the prejudices and biases of any one political stripe, State of Siege boldly dares to look at both sides, finding both fault and virtue.

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

Costa-Gavras captures how it feels to live under martial law, and how even some committed populists will scrap their ideals to protect their comfort and privilege.

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Fernando F. Croce

Purposefully frustrating Yankee-Go-Home pamphlet

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