A terrorist organisation kills eleven Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics. However, a team of five men, headed by Avner Kaufman, is assigned the task of killing the terrorists as revenge.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Munich can't quite achieve its lofty goals, but this thrilling, politically even-handed look at the fallout from an intractable political conflict is still well worth watching.
Munich ricochets all over the place, but it hits its target dead-on.
It's a smart, mesmerizing and often angry film, from a truly confident filmmaker, but it remains, maddeningly, just beyond our grasp. | Full Review...
Tagline: The world was watching in 1972 as 11 Israeli athletes were murdered at the Munich Olympics. This is the story of what happened next.
Source: based on the book by George Jonas
Genres: action, drama, history, thriller
Categories: black september, mossad, israel, assassination, terrorism, year 1972, lebanon, honey trap, munich olympics, vengeance, plo, covert operation, arab israeli conflict, jew, commando, hit squad, french intelligence, palestinian, baader meinhof, chase, beirut, reference to golda meir, middle east, hostage, terrorism
Editor: Michael Kahn
Director of photography: Janusz Kamiński
Original music composer: John Williams
Costume design: Joanna Johnston
Production design: Rick Carter
Runtime: 164 min
Country: Canada, USA, France
Language: Arabic, German, English, French, Hebrew, Italian
Sound Mix: DTS-ES, Dolby Digital EX, SDDS, Dolby SR
Aspect Ratio: 2.39 : 1