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Prisoners of War (Hatufim), 2009 to 2012.
Three Israeli soldiers one of whom is in a coffin are part of a prisoner exchange 17 years after being captured in Lebanon.
The opening takes place in a hotel where notes are being exchanged from one room to another. It turns out the negotiation involves the release of prisoners of war which includes Israeli Defence Force reservists Nimrod Klein and Uri Zach as well as a coffin containing Amiel Ben Horin.
Although the captivity and torture may be over, Nimrod and Uri are returning to a homeland that feels like an alien environment. The two soldiers are interviewed by a military psychiatrist who senses that they are not telling the whole story of their ordeal and that one or »
- Trevor Hogg
Before Homeland started winning Emmy Awards for Best Drama series during its first two seasons, the Israeli series Prisoners of War served as its inspiration. The series was created by Gideon Raff, who now serves as an executive producer on Homeland and the new FX series Tyrant, centering on three Israeli soldiers who finally return home after being held as prisoners of war for the past 17 years. Shout! Factory is bringing this critically-acclaimed series home on DVD for the first time with Prisoners of War: Season One, debuting July 9. To celebrate this release, we have a contest lined up where fans can bring home this new DVD set, to see the gripping drama that inspired the creation of Homeland. These prizes will be gone before you know it, so take a look at how you can win.
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2 items from 2014
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