the debt

Movie Review: The Debt

by Eric Melin on September 2, 2011

in Video Reviews

This review originally appeared on KTKA-TV and KSNT-TV, Kansas First News. Helen Mirren headlines an excellent ensemble cast in “The Debt,” a remake of a 2007 Israeli thriller about three Mossad agents hunting for a Nazi war criminal in East Berlin in 1965. Those same agents, played by different actors in 1997 Tel Aviv, deal with [...]


As a mediocre to dismal summer for films marked by remakes, reboots, and revisits comes to a close, “The Debt,” a movie chock full of the familiar – international espionage, maniacal Nazis, and beautiful counteragents – arrives in theaters. Can three Israeli operatives stationed in East Germany to hunt a notorious war criminal save the [...]