Mivtsa Yonatan (Operation Thunderbolt) (1977)





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This thrill-packed fact-based action-adventure from Israel chronicles the daring rescue of 104 passengers from a hijacked plane in Entebbe, Uganda, on July 4, 1976. The film is also known as Entebbe: Operation Thunderbolt.
Action & Adventure , Art House & International , Drama
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GS Films


Yehoram Gaon
as Jonathan
Assi Dayan
as Shuki
Ori Levy
as Air Force Commander
Arik Lavi
as Dan Shomron
Sybil Danning
as Halima
Oded Teomi
as Dan Zamir
Hi Kelos
as American Reporter
Gila Almagor
as Nurit Aviv
Rachel Marcus
as Devora Bloom
Reuben Bar Yotam
as Ben David
Shoshik Shani
as Alma Raviv
Shai Ophir
as Gadi Arnon
Shai K. Ophir
as Gadi Arnon
Shlomo Vishinsky
as Moshe Bloom
Shmuel Rodensky
as Family Representative
Ben Yosef
as Prof. Tal
Mark Heath
as Idi Amin Dada
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One noticeable difference between Thunderbolt and its American counterparts is that American action heroes tend to be bigger than life and charismatic; the Israeli soldiers risking life and limb do so stoically, with an almost gloomy sense of compulsion a

Full Review… | August 24, 2009

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