State of Siege

In 1970, Costa-Gavras was looking into CIA operations in Latin America and discovered the existence of a certain Dan Mitrione, an agent specialized in “anti-terror strategies” (a euphemism for torture tactics) who was happy to lend a hand to south-American dictators. Fascinated by the sheer cynicism of such a character, Costa-Gavras decided to make it… Continue reading State of Siege