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THE DEBT

by John Madden

synopsis

The story of Rachel Singer, a former Mossad agent who endeavored to capture and bring to trial a notorious Nazi war criminal the 'Surgeon of Birkenau' in a secret Israeli mission that ended with his death on the streets of East Berlin. Now, 30 years later, a man claiming to be the doctor has surfaced, and Rachel must go back to Eastern Europe to uncover the truth. Overwhelmed by haunting memories of her younger self and her two fellow agents, the still-celebrated heroine must relive the trauma of those events and confront the debt she has incurred.

original title: The Debt
country: United Kingdom
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: John Madden
release date: UK 11/02/2011, FR 08/06/2011, DE 22/09/2011, HU 29/09/2011
screenplay: Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman, Peter Straughan
cast: Sam Worthington, Helen Mirren, Ciarán Hinds, Marton Csokas, Tom Wilkinson, Jessica Chastain
cinematography by: Ben Davis
art director: Jim Clay
music: Thomas Newman
producer: Matthew Vaughn, Kris Thykier, Eduardo Rossoff, Eitan Evan
production: Marv Films
distributor: Universal Pictures Universal Pictures International France
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