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Raid on Entebbe is a american film of genre Drama directed by Irvin Kershner released in USA on 1 january 1976 with Peter Finch

Raid on Entebbe (1976)

Raid on Entebbe
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Released in USA 1 january 1976
Length 2h25
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    War,    Thriller,    Documentary,    Action
Rating66% 3.3467953.3467953.3467953.3467953.346795

Raid on Entebbe is a 1977 TV film directed by Irvin Kershner. It is based on an actual event: Operation Entebbe and the freeing of hostages at Entebbe Airport in Entebbe, Uganda on 4 July 1976. The portrayal of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was Peter Finch's final performance; he died five days after the film's release.

Synopsis

The film focuses on the basic facts of the rescue of hostages held when hijackers belonging to a splinter group of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine under the orders of Wadie Haddad boarded and hijacked an Air France plane. It recounts the events and response of the Israeli government and the controversy that the rescue stirred.

Actors

Peter Finch

(Yitzhak Rabin)
Charles Bronson

(Brig. Gen. Dan Shomron)
Yaphet Kotto

(President Idi Amin - Jr.)
James Woods

(Capt. Sammy Berg)
Robert Loggia

(Yigal Allon)
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