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The Death of Klinghoffer

  • Film
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Time Out says

Stirring, sensitive and cinematically intelligent version of John Adams and Alice Goodman's marvellous opera about political terrorism, its causes and effects, as experienced by those on board the cruise liner Achille Lauro. Both dramatically and musically, the performances are top-notch, while the use of historical archive footage during the opening choruses quickly contextualises the drama within the longer term history of Israeli-Palestinian relations. Powerful stuff.
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Release Details

  • Duration:120 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Penny Woolcock
  • Screenwriter:Penny Woolcock, Alice Goodman
  • Cast:
    • Kamel Boutros
    • Tom Randle
    • Houda Echouafni
    • Leigh Melrose
    • Yvonne Howard
    • Christopher Maltman
    • Sandford Sylvan
    • Emil Marwa
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