Carlos the Jackal [Import]
(Canada - Import, 2PC)
Import Blu-ray/Region A pressing. Adapted from a five-and-a-half-hour television mini-series, this three-hour biopic chronicles 20 years in the life of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, aka Carlos the Jackal. Edgar Ramirez stars in the title role as the ambitious, egotistical yet powerfully charismatic man who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the OPEC headquarters in 1975 before finally being captured by the French police. Screened at the Cannes Film Festival and winner of Best Foreign Language Film Award at the National Society of Film Critics Awards, Olivier Assayas' "Carlos" (2010) arrives on Blu-ray courtesy of Canadian distributors Mongrel Media. The supplemental features on the disc include two theatrical trailers; making-of featurette; interview with Edgar Ramfrez; and an exclusive interview with director Olivier Assayas. In French, Russian, English, German, Spanish, Hungarian, and Arabic, with optional English subtitles for the main feature.