Based on Yiftach R. Atir's book, The English Teacher, Yuval Adler's "THE OPERATIVE" is a taut psychological thriller about a young Western woman "Diane Kruger" recruited by the Mossad to go undercover in Tehran where she becomes entangled in a complex triangle with her handler "Martin Freeman" and her subject "Cas Anvar".Written by
One of at least three 2019 feature films involving the Israeli intelligence agency the Mossad. The movies are 'The Operative' (2019), 'Spider in the Web' (2019) and 'The Red Sea Diving Resort' (2019) (aka 'Operation Brothers'). See more »
The people here all have many secrets. There's too many rules in Iran. So... If uh, you want to drink, you keep it a secret. You marry a woman who is a... Yu understand. She, she had sex. You keep it secret. If you go to a party or a cultural thing too controversial, you keep it secret. You don't want to fast on Ramadan? Eat in secret. It's the way of life here. Like a second nature.
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A film with no ending
Good Cast. But the whole film built up to a climax that never happened. Ultimately dissapointing.
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