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by Nicolas Saada


Rather than pursue a professional career worthy of his intellect and exam results, Vincent prefers to work as an airport baggage handler. Along with his colleague Gérard, he secretly opens bags and suitcases so that he can steal their contents. One day, Gérard is killed in an explosion when he opens a case belonging to a Syrian diplomat. The French security services offer Vincent a deal he can hardly refuse. Either he goes to prison for serial theft or helps find those who are implicated in the explosion...

original title: Espion(s)
country: France
sales agent: Kinology
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Nicolas Saada
film run: 99'
release date: FR 28/01/2009, BE 04/03/2009
screenplay: Nicolas Saada
cast: Guillaume Canet, Géraldine Pailhas, Stephen Rea, Hippolyte Girardot, Archie Panjabi, Vincent Regan, Alexander Siddig
cinematography by: Stéphane Fontaine
film editing: Juliette Welfling
art director: Thierry François
costumes designer: Caroline de Vivaise
music: Cliff Martinez
producer: Michaël Gentile, Bertrand Faivre
production: The Film, Studio 37, Mars Films, France 2 Cinéma
distributor: Mars Films Distribution
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