| Action, Drama, History
Phillippe Legorjus was the Chef d'Escadron of the GIGN (equivalent to a major or colonel) and was the overall head of the GIGN from 1983 to 1989. (He is referred to as a Captain in the subtitles of the Australian DVD.) Christian Prouteau, who is Legorjus' contact in Paris, was a previous head of the GIGN and was its founding commander from 1973-1982.
Photographs of the actual event, as well as press photos and photos of the real people, are shown during the initial credits.
Check out IMDb's San Diego Comic-Con coverage, featuring Kevin Smith as captain of the IMDboat, July 18 to 20, 2019, visit our guide to Star Wars, family entertainment, and more.