Carlos (2010) Trailer
A myth in his own lifetime, Carlos is a central figure in the history of international terrorism in the 1970s and 1980s, from pro-Palestinian activism to the Japanese Red Army. He was at once both a figure of the extreme left and an opportunistic mercenary in the pay of powerful Middle Eastern secret services. He formed his own organization, based it behind the Iron Curtain and was active during the final years of the Cold War.
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.
Carlos, directed by Olivier Assayas, stars Edgar Ramirez in the lead role with a sweeping cast of international talent from France, Germany, Japan and the Middle East.
Carlos will air on the Sundance Channel followed by a theatrical and video on demand release this fall from IFC Films.