Original title: Secret défense
In France, terrorist groups and intelligence agencies battle in a merciless war everyday, in the name of radically opposed ideologies. Yet, terrorist and secret agents lead almost the same lives. Condemned to secrecy, these masters of manipulation follow the same methods. Alex and Al Barad are two of them. The former is the head of the D.G.S.E.’s, the French equivalent of the CIA or the MI6) counter-terrorism unit while the latter reigns over a terrorist network, and both fight using the most ruthless of weapons: human beings.
IMDb rating: 6.4
Director: Philippe Haïm
Writers: Natalie Carter (participation) (as Nathalie Carter), Philippe Haïm (idea)
Stars: Gérard Lanvin, Vahina Giocante, Nicolas Duvauchelle