[New York] : The Criterion Collection, 2011.
2 Blu-ray discs (339 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
0715515086912, 9781604654837, 160465483X
Title from container.
Based on an original idea by Daniel Leconte.
Originally aired in 2010 as a television mini-series.
Special features: interviews with director Olivier Assayas, actor Edgar Ramirez, and Lenoir ; selected-scene commentary featuring Lenoir ; 'Carlos: terrorist without borders': an hour-long documentary on the career of Carlos ; archival interview with Carlos associate Hans-Joachim Klein, by Jean-Marcel Bougreau and Daniel Leconte ; 'Maison de France', a feature-length documentary on a Carlos bombing not included in the film ; twenty-minute making-of documentary on the film's OPEC raid scene ; original theatrical trailer ; plus a booklet featuring essays by critics, timeline of Carlos's life and biographies of selected figures portrayed in the film written by Stephen Smith.
Cinematography, Yorick Le Saux/Denis Lenoir.
Edgar Ramirez, Fadi Abi Samra, Ahmad Kaabour, Christoph Bach.
An epic, intensely detailed account of the life of the infamous international terrorist Ilich Ramr̕ez Sanchez-also known as Carlos the Jackal. One of the twentieth century's most-wanted fugitives, Carlos was committed to violent left-wing activism throughout the seventies and eighties, orchestrating bombings, kidnappings, and hijackings in Europe and the Middle East.
OFRB rating: 14A.
Blu-ray discs, region A, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; DTS-HD master audio, 5.1 surround, High-definition digital transfer; requires Blu-ray player.
In English, Arabic, German, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, and Russian with English subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.