After Black September’s assassination of Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics in 1972, Prime Minister Golda Meir okays a black-box operation to hunt down and kill all involved. A team of five gathers in Switzerland led by Avner, a low-level Mossad techie whose father was a war hero and whose wife is pregnant. It’s an expendable team, but relying on paid informants, they track and kill several in Europe and Lebanon. They must constantly look over their shoulders for the CIA, KGB, PLO, and their own sources. As the body count mounts — with retribution following retribution — so do questions, doubts, and sleepless nights. Loyalties blur. What does it mean to be a Jew? —IMDb
Undoubtedly one of the most influential film personalities in the history of film, Steven Spielberg is perhaps Hollywood’s best known director and one of the wealthiest filmmakers in the world. Spielberg has countless big-grossing, critically acclaimed credits to his name, as producer, director and writer. He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1946. He went to California State University Long Beach, but dropped out to pursue his entertainment career. He gained notoriety as an uncredited assistant editor on the classic western “Wagon Train” (1957). Among his early directing efforts were Battle Squad (1961), which combined World War II footage with footage of an airplane on the ground that he makes you believe is moving. He also directed Escape to Nowhere (1961), which featured children as World War Two soldiers, including his sister Anne Spielberg, and The Last Gun (1959), a western. All of these were short films. The next couple of years, Spielberg directed a couple of movies that would… read more
It's probably one of the most subtle film by Spielberg and that should be seen in itself as an achievement but I was bored sometimes and I didn't really know where he wanted to go to... The sequence when the main character has sex with his wife and at the same time, you see a sequence with the hostages in the helicopters, it's really like too much and a bit ridiculous.
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La tragédie de Munich, c’était il y a maintenant quarante ans, mais il a quelques petites années de cela, Steven Spielberg s’était attaqué à ce sujet. L’ayant vu en salles, il méritait une nouvelle… read review
So what is Munich? At its heart, like every other Spielberg film, it is a family drama. And it is a thriller. A political thriller, maybe, like Day of the Jackal, but still a thriller. read review
MUNICH is a movie that is extremely frustrating to me. The movie is by and large the best thing Spielberg has made in recent memory, featuring great performances, brilliant cinematography from Janusz… read review