DVD: The Debt (15)

 

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It's the height of the Cold War, 1966, and three Mossad agents – Rachel (Jessica Chastain), David (Sam Worthington) and Stephan (Marton Csokas) abduct a notorious Nazi doctor (Jesper Christensen) in East Berlin and wait for the Yanks to collect him. But the Americans fail to turn up, something terrible promptly happens and the three of them have to make a hideous pact. Fast forward 30 years and the trio (now played by Helen Mirren, Ciaran Hinds and Tom Wilkinson) have been venerated as heroes by their country, however their dirty secret appears to be still out there and Rachel is assigned to sort it out. A tense, powerful thriller.

 

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