One Day in September Poster

Release Date: November 17th, 2000

DVD Release Date: April 24th, 2001

R|1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary
"One Day in September" is a new kind of thriller - one where real lives are at stake and every event is true. They were billed as the "Olympics of Peace and Joy" but became the Olympics of terror. In 1972, an extreme Palestinian group called Black September held 11 Israeli athletes hostage in the Olympic village in Munich, while the world looked on, incredulous.

Cast: Michael Douglas, Ankie Spitzer, Jamal Al-Gashey, Gerald Seymour, Axel Springer, Gad Zahari, Shmuel Lalkin, Manfred Schreiber

Director: Kevin Macdonald

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: European Co-production Fund, Arthur Cohn Productions, BBC, Dan Valley Film AG, Passion Pictures, British Screen Productions

Keywords: Revenge, Rescue, Tense, 1970s, Police officer, Survival

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Winner Documentary (Feature)