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The Angel (2018)

TV-MA | | Drama, Thriller | 14 September 2018 (USA)
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Based on NYT bestselling book 'The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel' by Uri Bar-Joseph.

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Ariel Vromen

Writers:

David Arata, Uri Bar-Joseph (based on the novel by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Marwan Kenzari ... Ashraf Marwan
Toby Kebbell ... Danny Ben Aroya
Waleed Zuaiter ... Gamal Abdel Nasser
Hannah Ware ... Diana Ellis
Ori Pfeffer ... Zvi Zamir
Sapir Azulay ... Souad
Sasson Gabai ... Anwar Sadat
Ralitsa Paskaleva ... Mossad Agent
Maisa Abd Elhadi ... Mona Marwan
Tsahi Halevi ... Gadaffi
Atanas Srebrev ... Chemistry Professor
Karl Farrer ... Israeli Ambassador
Bern Collaço ... Hotel Guest
Mickey Leon ... Judah Hornstein
Oliver Trevena ... Mario
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Storyline

True story of Ashraf Marwan, who was President Nasser's son-in-law and special adviser and confidant to his successor Anwar Sadat - while simultaneously Israeli Intelligence's most precious asset of the 20th century. Based on NYT bestselling book 'The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel' by Uri Bar-Joseph.

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In the shadow of war, one man fought for peace.

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Country:

Israel | USA

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English | Arabic | Hebrew | Italian

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Morocco See more »

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In a pub scene when Marwan leaves a meeting with Danny ("Alex"), a writing can be seen "Beware of little expenses, a small leak will sink a great ship". See more »

Goofs

Ashraf Marwan got his degree in 1965. Gamal Abdel Nasser Died in 1970. In the movie, Ashraf receives the bad news about Nasser's death during a lecture at the university. See more »

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[first lines]
Ashraf Marwan: [narrating] 1967. The Summer of Love. But can the idea of love and peace really bring about change to a world living on the edge of war? In the Middle East, long-simmering tensions are about to burst into flames.
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Soundtracks

Rarnati Bad Phone
Written by Azeddine Diani & Pat Jabbar
Performed by Kasbah Rockers feat. Shayma
Courtesy of Barraka El Farnatshi Prod.
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Great story, well told...ignore the bad reviews with an agenda!
16 September 2018 | by pellenbogenSee all my reviews

This is really an excellent film with none of the gratuitous violence that is typical of too many espionage thrillers. This is a true, old fashion 1970s spy story during an extraordinary period of history. I was totally unaware of this story before I saw this film. It's well acted and not over produced, and unless your an Arabic speaker it doesn't matter how authentic the idioms are.


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