GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.
Two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut rekindle their unlikely friendship after years of growing apart. Together, they hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost.
In July 1976, an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris via Athens was hijacked and forced to land in Entebbe, Uganda. The Jewish passengers were separated and held hostage in demand to release many terrorists held in Israeli prisons. After much debate, the Israeli government sent an elite commando unit to raid the airfield and release the hostages.
Sorry, this movie should never have been made. The warping of the truthful facts (terrorists hijacking a plane), the warping of the treatment of the hostages (again, these were terrorists with a strong hatred for Jewish people), and a terrible depiction of the actual raid (like it was as afterthought). Don't waste your time! I read the book and saw the original movie. Much more factual.
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