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The Debt -- In 1964, Rachel Brener, is one of three Mossad agents, who capture the "Surgeon of Birkenau", a monstrous Nazi war criminal. At the outskirts of Berlin, the three agents wait for their return to Israel in order to deliver "the Surgeon" for public trial.


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29 November 2007 (Israel) See more »
The year is 1965. Rachel Brener is one of 3 young Mossad agents teem who caught "The Surgeon of Birkenau"... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Assaf Bernstein 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Assaf Bernstein 
Ido Rosenblum 

Produced by
Maxim Asadchiy .... line producer (as Maxim Asadchy)
Gregory Beckerman .... line producer
Assaf Bernstein .... co-producer
Leon Edery .... associate producer
Moshe Edery .... associate producer
Eitan Evan .... producer
Yaron Lemelbaum .... associate producer
Gadi Levy .... line producer
Orna Rice .... associate producer
Ido Rosenblum .... co-producer
Nirit Yaron .... associate producer
Original Music by
Jonathan Bar-Giora 
Cinematography by
Giora Bejach 
Film Editing by
Einat Glaser-Zarhin 
Casting by
Esther Kling 
Ella Smolenko 
Costume Design by
Inbal Shuki 
Art Department
Kevin Wheeler .... dressing propman
Sound Department
Aviv Aldema .... sound designer
Aviv Aldema .... sound re-recording mixer
Aviv Aldema .... supervising sound editor
Israel David .... sound re-recording mixer
Alex Epstine .... boom operator
Neal Gibbs .... foley editor
Ronen Nagel .... dialogue editor
Gil Segal .... foley artist
Gil Segal .... foley editor
Camera and Electrical Department
Aviezer Dasberg .... gaffer
Yoni Hamenachem .... still photographer
Guy Ne'eman .... key grip
Mykola Yefymenko .... camera operator: "b" camera
Mykola Yefymenko .... photographer
Editorial Department
Nadav Lazar .... trailer editor

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100 min | 90 min
Color (Fujicolor) | Color
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Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): 1997 Rachel appears to be right-handed, firing a gun, drinking, and holding a knife with her right hand. 1964 Rachel appears to be left-handed, writing, shaving, and holding a gun with her left hand.See more »
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19 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
Thrilling near Historical Drama., 11 December 2007
Author: shmulik-cohen from Israel

Enjoyable Drama that hints to History. In the 60's Nazi's were hunted and Adolph Eichman was brought to Trial and hanged in Israel. Simalrly we see a Group of Young Mossad Agents sent to find the Doctor of Birkenau Aushwitz (Not Treblinka as someone mistakenly wrote) Reminds us of the likes of Josef Mengele. "Rachel Brenner" was one of these Agents in the 1960's who many years later goes again to find Max Reiner. Both Gila Almagor and Neta Garty do the Best parts in this Movie. Neta as the young Rachel and Gila in the present. Another point is how a story is kept secret for so many years. I wondered what other Secret Service stories Mossad or other we do not know about?

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