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Operation Thunderbolt: Entebbe (2000)

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The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent mission to rescue the hostages from the airport terminal at Entebbe in Uganda. The movie... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Janet Almog ...
Herself
Michel Bacos ...
Himself
Ehud Barak ...
Himself - Prime Minister of Israel
Moshe Betser ...
Himself (as Col. 'Muki' Betser)
Hesi Carmel ...
Himself
Sara Davidson ...
Herself
Nathan Dvir ...
Himself (as Lt. Col. Nathan Dvir)
Ido Embar ...
Himself (as Maj. [Res.] Ido Embar)
Ilan Hartuv ...
Himself
Surin Hershko ...
Himself
David Kimche ...
Himself - Deputy Chief of the Mossad During Operation Thunderbolt
Tricia Martel ...
Herself - Former Hostage: Flight AF 139
Benjamin Netanyahu ...
Himself - Former Prime Minister of Israel
Benjamin Peled ...
Himself (as General [Res.] Benjamin Peled)
Shimon Peres ...
Himself - Former Prime Minster of Israel
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The story of the hijacking of Air France Flight AF139 on 27 June 1976 from Athens and the subsequent mission to rescue the hostages from the airport terminal at Entebbe in Uganda. The movie contains interviews with former hostages, including Captain Bacos who (together with his crew) refused to abandon his passengers as well those who planned the rescue mission and those executed it. Written by van Goethem

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