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

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Israel | USA

Language:

English | Arabic | Hebrew | Italian

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Morocco See more »

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Color

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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

During several street scenes set in 1971, there is a Morris Marina with registration plates that identify it as a 1966 model. This was at least five years before the Marina entered production. The Marina was on British roads by 1971, which makes it all the more peculiar why it was decided to furnish it with older registration plates. 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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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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Confusing history, confusing movie!
30 September 2018 | by peter-376-761113See all my reviews

Passable spy thriller ... but the conclusions drawn by the film are highly questionable, as any reading of the real-life events indicate. Who the protagonist was actually spying for, & what his motives were ... who knows? It's a bit annoying when a film purporting to be based on real life makes a huge leap into unsubstantiated speculation like this.


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