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Shelter

  • Directed by Eran Riklis
  • Israel, 2017, 93 mins., Arabic/English/German/Hebrew

Naomi, a Mossad agent, is sent on an routine mission to babysit a Lebanese informer in Hamburg, Germany, who is recovering from plastic surgery for a new identity. Naomi discovers that this woman out for revenge on a top Hezbolla leader, and that she has entered a labyrinth of espionage and intrigue where nothing is safe and no one can be trusted. Based on “The Link,” a short story by Shulamit Hareven, Riklis’s elegant and suspenseful adaption is a spy thriller that brings to mind the worlds of John Le Carré. In Arabic, English, German, and Hebrew with English subtitles.

Genres: Thriller

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