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Title: Sanctuary.

Format: TV Movie 88 min.

Director: Oliver Masset Depasse.

Screenplay: Quitterie Duhurt, Pierre Erwan Guillaume, Oliver Masset - Depasse, Xavi Molia.

Producers: Jimmy Desmarais, Quitterie Duhurt, Bárbara Letellier, Oliver Bronckart, Simón de Santiago, Jacques-Henri Bronckart, Koldo Zuazua.

Production companies: Haut et Court, Kowalski Films, Mod Producciones, Versus Production.

Cast: Jérémie Renier, Alex Brendemühl, Juana Acosta, Rubén Ochandiano, François Marthouret.


Between 1984 and 1986, to the violence of the ETA attacks and murders, was added that of the self-proclaimed Anti-Terrorist Liberation Groups (GAL), which acted mainly in the French Basque Country and in the city of Bayonne against known or suspected members of belong to the terrorist gang and that caused the end of the 'French sanctuary', a title that made reference to the refuge that France constituted for years for the members of ETA. In this context, two men, two adversaries, are going to learn to know and respect each other despite their differences: Domingo Iturbe Abasolo, alias 'Txomin', former leader of ETA, and Grégoire Fortin, advisor to the then Minister of Justice French, Robert Badinter.

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