2 items from 2013
Directed by Eran Riklis.
Set in 1982, an Israeli fighter pilot, Yoni, gets shot down over Lebanon and subsequently kidnapped by a group of refugee Palestinians. After making his escape, Yoni attempts to make his way back home, and along the way forms a tentative bond with one of the kidnappers: a young boy whose entire world has been turned upside down.
Over the last decade, Hollywood has released a slew of films dealing with the hostility and tension in the Middle East; everything from the lack of nuclear weapons in Iraq (Green Zone) to the murky issue of torture (Rendition). While some were good and others not so good, they all shared one thing in common: very disappointing box office. It seems audiences are simply not interested in the conflict which dominates our news channels. »
- Flickering Myth
Image Credit: starkindustries.ru (Via NerdyGeek) The Greek general Themistocles battles an invading army of Persians under the mortal-turned-god, Xerxes. 300: Rise of an Empire is being directed by Noam Murro, from a screenplay written by Zack Snyder ("Man of Steel"), Kurt Johnstad and Michael B. Gordon. The cast includes: Eva Green as Artemisia, Rodrigo Santoro as Xerxes, Mark Killeen as Greek Commander, Jack O'Connell as Calisto, Sullivan Stapleton as Themistocles, Callan Mulvey as Scyllias, Andrew Tiernan as Ephialtes and Ashraf Barhom as General Bandari. »
2 items from 2013
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