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Movie Recommendations : #13

Munich (2005)

Director: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Eric Bana,Daniel Craig,Geoffrey Rush,Ciaran Hinds.

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Munich is a historical drama and thriller film which follows Operation Wrath of God, during which a group of Israeli assassins,backed by the Israeli government, track down and kill members of the terrorist group Black September, which had kidnapped and murdered eleven Israeli athletes during the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Through morally conflicted and complex characters,provocative dialogues and a brilliant screenplay, Steven Spielberg explored the Israel-Palestine conflict and the mindset of the belligerents on both sides.The story is  interspersed with powerful,heart-rending scenes depicting the Munich Massacre.

The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture,Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay.