Review: 'The Debt,' a Taut Thriller Well Worth the Wait, Ushers in Fall Season

Usually when a movie’s release is delayed by nearly a year, warning signals go off that it may be turkey time.

That’s not the case with "The Debt," an intriguing thriller that was slated to open in late 2010 but got lost in the corporate shuffle when Disney sold Miramax. It’s finally showing up in multiplexes now, and was worth the wait.

"The Debt" is a taut spy thriller that’s an English-language remake by director John Madden("Shakespeare in Love") of "Ha-Hove," a 2007 Israeli film. It tells the fictional story of a trio of Mossad agents tasked to capture a sadistic former Nazi (Danish actor Jesper Christensen) in East Berlin in 1965. Now practicing under an assumed name as a obstetrician-gynecologist, he was once known as Surgeon of Birkenau. Read More...


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