TV Mini-Series | Not Rated | | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting.
Though it was presented as a television miniseries in Europe, the film had a limited run in selected cities in the United States, playing in "roadshow" screenings where the film was shown in it's entirety.
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, aka 'Carlos':
Amie de Carlos: Is he in Lebanon?
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, aka 'Carlos': He panicked.
Amie de Carlos: Maybe he's hiding.
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, aka 'Carlos': Exactly. What crap. He's getting worse and worse.
Amie de Carlos: Don't overdo it.
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, aka 'Carlos': I'm not. He puts us at risk. Look what happened at Orly! He's irresponsible!
Amie de Carlos: You never complained before.
Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, aka 'Carlos': I was ...
When Carlos and his militants enter the cockpit of the Austrian Airlines DC-9 after the OPEC siege in Vienna, the Captain of the airplane occupies the right hand seat. He also stays there during the flight. The Captain should sit in the left hand seat.
At the 2010 Vancouver International Film Festival, "Carlos" was screened theatrically, all three parts back-to-back with a single set of credits at the very end. The total running time was 326 minutes, not including the intermission.
English, Arabic, German, Spanish, French, Hungarian, Japanese, Russian
$20,006 (USA) (17 October 2010)
$145,118 (USA) (16 January 2011)
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