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First time I have (knowingly) watched a Turkish movie. Regardless of bias claims, inaccuracy bleating, and all the rest from various reviews, I found this to be a gripping, fast moving spectacle as good as anything out of Hollywood, and approaching in style anything from the French action/thriller genre.
The heroes were just that, despite the violence, and it is about time that some one other than Americans, British, and possibly the French, were portrayed as super-skilled warriors. Anti-Semitic? No way, the heroine is Jewish. Pro Palestinian? Why not? These people are treated like dirt by occupying invaders with apparent impunity on the world stage.
For me, this was as riveting as Black Hawk Down or The Kingdom, with a setting and backdrop as good as the actual movie itself. Inconsistencies only serve to highlight issues and prompt further investigation for a more balanced view.
I have given 7/10 because the ending is a bit abrupt, otherwise it would have got 8 or even.....
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