The story about Riphagen, a cunning Dutch traitor during WW2 who helped Nazi round up Jews, stealing their treasures for himself. He destroyed Resistance groups, making many who pursued justice after the war look like fools.
Jeroen van Koningsbrugge,
Sigrid ten Napel,
A three-part story of Norway's worst terrorist attack in which over seventy people were killed. 22 July looks at the disaster itself, the survivors, Norway's political system and the lawyers who worked on this horrific case.
Anders Danielsen Lie,
Jonas Strand Gravli,
Director Chris Weitz's historical thriller is based on the story of how a group of Israeli secret agents arrested notorious SS officer Adolf Eichmann - the man who masterminded the "Final Solution" - in Argentina. Oscar Isaac plays the legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin, while Ben Kingsley plays his emotionally manipulative arch-nemesis. After tracking Eichmann down to Buenos Aires, Malkin and his men captured him and brought him to Israel for a historic 8-month trial.
Adolf Eichmann was not particularly well-known as a Nazi outside of Germany until his escape from capture after the war. Prior to Eichmann's capture and trial which brought focus to his responsibility in transporting victims to the camps, the man most associated with being "architect of the Final Solution" was Reinhard Heydrich, who was assassinated during the war. See more »
The Israeli soldier sitting in the cafe, prior to Peter meeting his mother, is wearing bright khaki colored uniform that has been phased out during the 50's in favor of olive colored uniform (excluding Air Force and Navy). Considering he is a Private ca. 1959, he would not have had the older style uniform.
In addition, the unit tag on the soldier's left shoulder, while it might not even have existed in the 50's, is of a style that was only in use since the 70's (synthetic rather than cloth). See more »
My job was simple: Save the country I loved from being destroyed. Is your job any different?
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The only serious problem is the good intention in this case. The high ambition , too. Because the film has the right story and the right actors. But not the right director. The film is far to be bad and the music saves many errors or flaws. Ben Kingsley deserves the role of Eichman and the subject is fascinating. But it has not the chance to be the first film about the operation to find Adolf Eichman and the mistake of director remains to give a film who seems reduce the importance of Shoah and propose a love story who escapes to it . But , sure, it has the virtue to be the start point for viewer to discover the real story of the operation.
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