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The Patriots

Les Patriotes

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Directed by Eric Rochant, 1994, 138 min.
With Yvan Attal, Hippolyte Girardot, Richard Masur, Emmanuelle Devos, Sandrine Kiberlain
In French and Hebrew with French and English subtitles

Ariel Brenner (Yvan Attal), a young Jewish Frenchman leaves Paris and his family to live in Israel where he secretly joins Mossad, the country’s formidible intelligence agency. After years of training, his first mission brings him back to Paris to steal secrets from Remy Prieur, a French nuclear scientist. As he navigates through morally ambiguous situations, Ariel must confront doubts and disillusionment associated with the life of a secret agent.