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Rosamund Pike and Daniel Brühl star in this gripping thriller from José Padilha (Elite Squad) inspired by the true events of the 1976 hijacking of an Air France flight en route from Tel Aviv to Paris. 

In July 1976, four terrorists hijack an Air France flight from Tel-Aviv to Paris and force the flight crew to land in Entebbe, Uganda. There, the Jewish passengers are held hostage, with their safety contingent on the release of dozens of terrorists jailed in Israel, Germany and Sweden. After considerable debate, the Israeli government employs the Israeli Defense Forces to execute one of the most daring rescue missions ever attempted.

Event Information

Running Time: 1hr 47mins

BBFC Advice: 12A

Director(s): José Padilha

Country of Origin: UK & USA

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