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The Dovekeepers 

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Based in Alice Hoffman's historical novel about the Siege of Masada, the miniseries focuses on four extraordinary women whose lives intersect in a fight for survival at the siege of Masada.




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Based in Alice Hoffman's historical novel about the Siege of Masada, the miniseries focuses on four extraordinary women whose lives intersect in a fight for survival at the siege of Masada.

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Drama | History | Romance








Release Date:

31 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dovekeepers See more »

Filming Locations:

Fort Ricasoli, Kalkara, Malta

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Production Co:

LightWorkers Media See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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It was OK. Knowing the history and Actually visited the site in 2007 helped
20 May 2015 | by helenlwSee all my reviews

I saw the movie then read the book. Not the same. In the movie Shirah lives she is still pregnant when found by Roman soldiers. In the book she gives birth to her daughter and gives the baby to Yael. Her lover and father of her baby slits her throat and then kills him self. Yael in the book says at the end when found by Roman soldiers says she is Shirah. Was disappointed that more of the history that is told in the book wasn't mentioned in the movie. There is a lot of history here. A lot of terrible things happened to the Jewish people. I went to Isreal in 2007 and went up to Masada and visited Herod's fortress. Knowing something about the history helped in understanding the story. The book was a little confusing at times, but it was more interesting because of the history mentioned.

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