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The Spy 

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Based on the life of the Israeli spy, Eli Cohen.

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Gideon Raff
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While Israel prepares to strike a Syrian target identified by Eli, suspicion closes in around him. Retaliation is swift -- and ruthless.


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sacha Baron Cohen ...  Eli Cohen 6 episodes, 2019
Hadar Ratzon Rotem ...  Nadia Cohen 6 episodes, 2019
Yael Eitan ...  Maya 6 episodes, 2019
Noah Emmerich ...  Dan Peleg 6 episodes, 2019
Nassim Si Ahmed ...  Ma'azi 6 episodes, 2019
Mourad Zaoui ...  Benny 6 episodes, 2019
Hicham Goullal Hicham Goullal ...  Benny 6 episodes, 2019
Moni Moshonov ...  Jacob Shimoni 6 episodes, 2019
Alona Tal ...  Julia Schneider 6 episodes, 2019
Uri Gavriel ...  Sheik Majid Al Ard 4 episodes, 2019
Hassam Ghancy ...  Colonel Salim Hatoum 4 episodes, 2019
Faical Elkihel ...  Marwan 4 episodes, 2019
Waleed Zuaiter ...  Colonel Amin Al-Hafez 4 episodes, 2019
Hyam Zaytoun Hyam Zaytoun ...  Sarah 3 episodes, 2019
Alexander Siddig ...  Suidani 3 episodes, 2019
Ait ben Azzouz Brahim ...  Baathist customer 3 episodes, 2019
Soumaya Akaaboune Soumaya Akaaboune ...  Marcelle 3 episodes, 2019
Reymonde Amsallem ...  Zeinab 3 episodes, 2019
Ahmed Boulane ...  Abou Mahmoud 3 episodes, 2019
Maria Zreik ...  Saliha 3 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

Based on the life of the Israeli spy, Eli Cohen.

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Genres:

Drama | History

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Details

Official Sites:

Official Site (Netflix)

Country:

France

Language:

English | Arabic

Release Date:

6 September 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Spy See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.00 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the espionage series The Americans (2013), Noah Emmerich plays a counterintelligence FBI agent whose neighbors are spies. Here he plays spy recruiter Dan Peleg, handler of the titular Eli Cohen. See more »

Goofs

The series is set in the early 1960s, but on the map shown in the title sequence, the borders of Israel encompass East Jerusalem and the West Bank. These territories were occupied by Jordan at the time; they were not administered by Israel until their capture in the 1967 Six-Day War. See more »

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References Damascus Cover (2017) See more »

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Fantastic Series
6 September 2019 | by Bfeins5110See all my reviews

Great story and it is absolutely true. Actors are superb. Sasha Baron Cohen unbelievably good and not in a comedy. Watched in one sitting.


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