The Red Shade

(1981)
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The time is the 1930s and two Soviet spies (both Frenchmen by nationality) have been helping Communist factions during the Civil War in Spain. It is the time of Stalin's iron rule in the USSR, and the two agents are suddenly called to Moscow by the KGB. Knowing that they are in trouble for no fault of their own, fear drives one of them to suicide while the other gets his lover and her child and begins a run for his life, knowing that the KGB will never let him go free.

  1. Jean-Louis Comolli

    Director

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  1. Claude Brasseur

    Claude Brasseur

    Anton Kovetz

  2. Jacques Dutronc

    Jacques Dutronc

    Léo

  3. Nathalie Baye

    Nathalie Baye

    Anna

  4. Andréa Ferréol

    Andréa Ferréol

    Magda

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Original Title L'ombre rouge

Status Released

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  • October 28, 1981
    Theatrical

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Original Language French

Runtime 1h 52m

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