Sanctuary

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Sanctuary

Sanctuary

Thriller Movie / season I / 1 x 2 hours

From Haut et Court, the producers of the International Emmy® Award-winning Best Drama Series and Peabody Award-winning, The Returned.

 

Based on real events. The Basque country is the backdrop for a series of attacks by GAL, a clandestine Spanish paramilitary squad, targeting members of the ETA, a Basque nationalist and separatist organization. Backroom dealings organized by the Spanish police with French complicity, intent to put an end to ETA’s ‘sanctuary’ in France.

 

A high stakes game of chess unfolds: Txomin (Alex Brendemühl), chief of ETA military apparatus, struggles to maintain control while Gregory Fortin (Jérémie Renier), adviser to the French Minister of Justice, attempts to navigate a politicalminefield to broker peace. At the same time, Txomin is trying to protect Yoyes (Juana Acosta), a former ETA radical who wishes to return to her Basque homeland.

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Credits

ORIGINATING BROADCASTER

CANAL+ (France)

CAST

Jérémie Renier, Alex Brendemühl, Juana Acosta, Ruben Ochandiano

BASED ON AN ORIGINAL IDEA BY

Quitterie Duhurt-Gausseres

WRITERS

Xabi Molia, Olivier Masset-Depasse, Pierre Erwan Guillaume

DIRECTOR

Olivier Masset-Depasse

PRODUCTION COMPANY

Haut et Court TV

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