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THE DEATH OF A KLINGHOFFER

by Penny Woolcock

synopsis

October 1985. Four young Palestinians, Omar, Mamoud, Rambo and Molqi, are lined up against a wall in an Italian police station. Marilyn Klinghoffer, an American woman, walks into the room and faces the men. She spits into the face of one of them, who glares back at her defiantly. The story is based around the hijacking in 1985 of Achille Lauro cruise liner by Palestinian gunmen.

original title: THE DEATH OF A KLINGHOFFER
country: United Kingdom
year: 2004
genre: fiction
directed by: Penny Woolcock
film run: 120'
screenplay: Penny Woolcock
cast: Yvonne Howard, Sanford Sylvan, Christopher Maltman, Tom Randle, Kamel Boutros, Leigh Melrose, Emil Marwa, Vivian Tierney
cinematography by: Graham Smith
film editing: Brand Thumin
music: John Adams & London Symphony Orchestra
production: Blast! Films

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