- Time:1h 40min
- Director:Philippe Haïm
- Stars:GÃ©rard Lanvin, Vahina Giocante, Nicolas Duvauchelle, Mehdi Nebbou, Rachida Brakni, Simon Abkarian, AurÃ©lien Wiik, Katia Lewkowicz, Kamel Belghazi, Djemel Barek .....
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 (Direction GÃ©nÃ©rale de la SÃ©curitÃ© ExtÃ©rieure, 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. Secret DÃ©fense (aka Secrets Of State) tells of their secret war through the destinies of Diane, a student recruited by the French secret service, and Pierre, a troubled young man who thinks terrorism will bring him salvation. Trained and indoctrinated for missions which are beyond them, they are both drawn into a chain of events from which they seem incapable of escaping. While they both be sacrificed in the name of ...