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182 Ratings

State of Siege

État de siège

Directed by Costa-Gavras
Italy, West Germany, 1972
Drama, Thriller


Using the interrogation of a US counterinsurgency agent as a backdrop, the film explores the consequences of the struggle between Uruguay’s government and the leftist Tupamaro guerrillas.

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State of Siege Directed by Costa-Gavras

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1974 | Winner: UN Award

1974 | Nominee: Anthony Asquith Award for Film Music

Prix Louis Delluc

1972 | Winner: Prix Louis Delluc

Golden Globes (USA)

1974 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1974 | 2 runner-up prizes including: Best Director

1974 | 3rd place: Best Film

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