• 2018
  • UK / US
  • 1h 46min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: José Padilha
  • Cast: Rosamund Pike, Daniel Brühl, Eddie Marsan

The true story of Operation Entebbe, in which Israeli commandos rescued hostages who had been kidnapped by pro-Palestinian terrorists and held in a Ugandan airport. Pike as a German revolutionary is intriguing and although there are some missteps, it’s an urgent and vibrant take on the incident.

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7 May 20184 stars

Terrific performances form the backbone of José Padilha's hijacking thriller, based on real events

The infamous 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight, on the way from Tel Aviv to Paris, was one of the most sensational news stories of the decade. Although a flurry of film versions appeared in the aftermath – including Victory at Entebbe, a…

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