Three characters are split among six actors - Helen Mirren, Tom Wilkinson and Ciaran Hinds in the present day, and Jessica Chastain, Marton Csokas and Sam Worthington in flashbacks - in director John Madden's ("Shakespeare in Love") cleverly constructed melodrama.
Events of their shared past as Mossad agents come under question now, prompting them to reconsider what happened to them three decades earlier; Jesper Christensen ("Casino Royale") co-stars. DVD extras: three "making-of" documentaries; audio commentary by Madden and producer Kris Thykier. *** (R: AS, P) (Also on Blu-ray and Movies on Demand)
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Helen Mirren (Miramax Films)
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