Munich

TitleMunich
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsSpielberg, Steven
Running Time164 minutes
Date Released01/2006
DistributorUniversal Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng, ger, ara, heb
Abstract

Director Steven Spielberg explores vengeance and morality in an international episode of the Arab-Israeli conflict. After members of the Palestinian Liberation Organization murder Olympic athletes in the 1972 Munich games, the Israeli government secretly assembles a team of five Jewish men to assassinate the perpetrators. As they travel throughout Europe to complete their mission, some express doubts and misgivings about their mission. The Palestinians, some protected by the Americans and French, begin to target the team in a never-ending cycle of vengeance.

Cast

Eric Bana

Daniel Craig

Ciarán Hinds

Mathieu Kassovitz

Hanns Zischler

Geoffrey Rush

Ayelet Zurer

Credits

Produced by Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Barry Mendel, and Colin Wilson

Directed by Steven Spielberg

Screenplay by Tony Kushner and Eric Roth

Cinematography by Janusz Kamiński

Edited by Michael Kahn

Music by John Williams

Genre

Drama, Thriller

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