"State Affairs" is a suspenseful, action-packed political thriller in which three main characters cross paths: a corrupt politician, his henchman, and a hard-boiled female cop, Nora. A plane explodes above the Gulf of Guinea. An escort girl is murdered in a Parisian park. Thousands of miles separate these two events, and yet Nora believes there's a connection between them, much to her superiors chagrin. As Nora investigates, getting dangerously close to the powers that be, the murders and betrayals accumulate, and signs point to a state affair at the heart of it all.