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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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2015  
Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Maia Laura Attard Maia Laura Attard ...  Young Yael 2 episodes, 2015
André Agius André Agius ...  Adir 2 episodes, 2015
Jonas Armstrong ...  Yoav 2 episodes, 2015
Diego Boneta ...  Amram 2 episodes, 2015
Rachel Brosnahan ...  Yael 2 episodes, 2015
Manuel Cauchi ...  Joseph Bar Elhanan 2 episodes, 2015
Andrei Claude ...  Sa'Adollos 2 episodes, 2015
Cote de Pablo ...  Shirah 2 episodes, 2015
Mido Hamada ...  Eleazar Ben Ya'ir 2 episodes, 2015
Sam Hazeldine ...  Flavius 2 episodes, 2015
Andrew Hillsden ...  Roman soldier 2 episodes, 2015
Diarmaid Murtagh ...  The Slave / ... 2 episodes, 2015
Sam Neill ...  Josephus 2 episodes, 2015
Fiona O'Shaughnessy Fiona O'Shaughnessy ...  Offered Channa (2015) 2 episodes, 2015
Jovan Pisani Jovan Pisani ...  Amrams' Double 2 episodes, 2015
Kathryn Prescott ...  Aziza 2 episodes, 2015
Zébulon Simoneau Zébulon Simoneau ...  Uri 2 episodes, 2015
Kenneth Spiteri ...  Claudius 2 episodes, 2015
Raicho Vasilev Raicho Vasilev ...  Ben's friend 2 episodes, 2015
Aimée Vassallo Aimée Vassallo ...  Young Aziza 2 episodes, 2015
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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

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TV-14
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USA

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English

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31 March 2015 (USA) See more »

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The Dovekeepers See more »

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Fort Ricasoli, Kalkara, Malta

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LightWorkers Media See more »
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The Dovekeepers was filmed primarily in Malta. See more »

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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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