• Damascus Cover (2018)

Damascus Cover

Release Date: July 20th, 2018

R |1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary

Agent Ari Ben-Sion receives an assignment from Mossad to smuggle a chemical-weapons scientist out of Syria. When the mission goes wrong, Ben-Sion soon learns that he's a pawn in a much bigger plan.

Cast: Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Olivia Thirlby, Jürgen Prochnow, Navid Negahban, Yigal Naor, John Hurt, Aki Avni

Director: Daniel Zelik Berk

Genres: Thriller , Action

Production Co: H Films

Keywords: Pursuit, Engaging, 2010s, Quest, Suspenseful, Underdog

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Derek SmithSlant Magazine

    The film trots out thinly conceived villains and a murky plot twists that leave crucial details needlessly shrouded in mystery. show more

  • 40

    Setting and performances aside, Damascus Cover is a forgettable spy thriller that bulldozes over its real-life relevance in favour of shoehorned romance and hackneyed characters. Less Mission: Impossible; more ‘Mission: Thrown Out The Window’. show more

  • 40
    Stephen DaltonThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sadly, Berk’s stale screenplay simply lacks the heft or depth to lift it above third-hand homage to earlier, better, smarter films. show more

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