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The Red Sea Diving Resort (2019)

Operation Brothers (original title)
TV-MA | | Drama, History, Thriller | 31 July 2019 (USA)
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Israel's Mossad agents attempt to rescue Ethiopian Jewish refugees in Sudan in 1979.

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Gideon Raff

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Gideon Raff
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mbulelo Grootboom Mbulelo Grootboom ... Ethiopian Rebel Commander
Sizo Mahlangu Sizo Mahlangu ... Ethiopian Rebel Soldier
Michael Kenneth Williams ... Kabede Bimro
Masasa Mbangeni Masasa Mbangeni ... Mother
Setlhabi Jacob Taunyane Setlhabi Jacob Taunyane ... Grandfather (as Setlhabi Taunyane)
Ditebogo Ledwaba Ditebogo Ledwaba ... Daughter
Motsi Tekateka ... Father
Reabetswe Modiga Reabetswe Modiga ... Tespha
Taye Tagese Leimango Taye Tagese Leimango ... Neighbor
Alessandro Nivola ... Sammy Navon
Chris Evans ... Ari Levinson
Simphiwe Ndhlebe Simphiwe Ndhlebe ... Metdel (Drowning Ethiopian Girl)
Yossi Vasa ... Retta
Greg Kinnear ... Walton Bowen
Faheem Vally Faheem Vally ... Driver
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Storyline

Inspired by remarkable true life rescue missions, this is the incredible story of a group of Mossad agents and brave Ethiopians who in the early 80s used a deserted holiday retreat in Sudan as a front to smuggle thousands of refugees to Israel. The undercover team carrying out this mission is led by the charismatic Ari Kidron and courageous local Kabede Bimro. Written by Netflix

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Trivia

Ari Levinson (Chris Evans) says 'no one knows what they speak in Malta', Malta is bilingual with English and Maltese both being official languages. Maltese is a Semitic language most closely related to Maghrebi Arabic but also related to Hebrew, the language which the agents speak.

Malta is currently the only EU state to have an official language of Semitic origin. See more »

Goofs

The movie takes place in 1979-80. At the resort, the guests are heard singing "Hungry Like the Wolf" from Duran Duran. This song was not released until the band's second album, in 1982. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Kabede Bimro: [narrating] My country is once again broken. Death is spreading. The new government is waging a war against the rebels. The rivers again have turned red with blood. Thousands dead. Millions disfigured, dishonored, displaced.
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Connections

References The Six Million Dollar Man (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Just an Illusion
Written by Ashley Ingram, Leee John, Steve Jolley, and Tony Swain
Performed by Imagination
Courtesy of R&B Records and Associated Music International Ltd.
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Positive beautiful film, just when we all need it.
31 July 2019 | by gideonzackSee all my reviews

This a moving film with exceptional performances by all actors involved. The direction and writing also hits good tones and avoids becoming a blow them up action movie. I really enjoyed this film from beginning to end. Chris Evans can act and there's a nice character arch with a few of the main players. Overall I really enjoyed this and will watch it again.

The fact that it's based on saving lives and happened during a really hard time in the Middle East and Africa (late 70's early 80's) makes it more poignant given the state of the world today.

Overall it's an A for me. I will recommend this to my friends and family. Enjoy :)


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