The Eavesdropper

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France | 2016 | 88 minutes | Thomas Kruithof

October 3, 2017

Unemployed and nearly broke, Duval (François Cluzet, The Untouchables) accepts a job offer from a mysterious employer who wants him to transcribe tapped telephone calls. What starts out as a simple job to get him back on his feet, soon plunges him into a shadowy world of political intrigue and danger.

Screening as part of French Cinema Now.

  • Original Language Title: La Mécanique de l’Ombre
  • Director: Thomas Kruithof
  • Principal Cast: François Cluzet, Alba Rohrwacher, Denis Podalydès, Sami Bouajila
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: France
  • Year: 2016
  • Running Time: 88 minutes
  • Producer: Thibault Gast, Matthias Weber
  • Screenplay: Thomas Kruithof, Yann Gozlan
  • Cinematographers: Alex Lamarque
  • Editors: Jean-Baptiste Beaudoin
  • Music: Grégoire Auger
  • Website: Official Film Website
  • Filmography: Debut Feature Film
  • Language: French
  • Has Subtitles: Yes
  • International Sales: WTFilms

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