From Olivier Assayas, director of Irma Vep and Summer Hours comes an explosive new work of astonishing scope; an epic portrayal of the infamous revolutionary and terrorist, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez (aka Carlos the Jackal).
Carlos is a thrilling, globe-spanning ride through the life of one of the most enigmatic, violent and fascinating personas of the 20th century. A sensation at the Cannes Film Festival, this fast-paced modern epic is one of the most towering works of docu-fiction in recent times.
Cinémoi is delighted to be interviewing accomplished filmmaker Olivier Assayas and his astonishing lead Édgar Ramírez, on their depiction of the captivating life of Carlos the Jackal, whose narcissistic obsession for a place in history has earned him an infamous and violent notoriety the world over.
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