Overview

In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation follow the same methods. Alex and Al Barad are two of them. The former is the head of the D.G.S.E.'s (Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure, the French equivalent of the CIA or the MI6) counter-terrorism unit while the latter reigns over a terrorist network, and both fight using the most ruthless of weapons: human beings.

  1. Julien Sibony

    Writer

  2. Nathalie Carter

    Author

  3. Philippe Haïm

    Director

Facts

Original Title Secret Défense

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 20, 2008
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language French

Runtime 1h 40m

Budget $15,000,000.00

Revenue -

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