• The Gatekeepers (2012)

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Release Date: February 1st, 2013

DVD Release Date: July 9th, 2013

PG-13|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
Six former heads of Israel's secret service agency, the Shin Bet, discuss their organization's successes and failures since the Six Day War in 1967.

Cast: Ami Ayalon, Avi Dichter

Director: Dror Moreh

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Cinephil, Les Films du Poisson

Distributors: Sony Pictures Classics

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  • This is one hot, provocative, revelatory and astonishing documentary, one sure to provoke enthralled interest and controversy wherever it is shown worldwide. show more

  • If vigilance and preemption, recompense and retaliation is not enough, the film asks, then what is? show more

  • The Israeli journalist Dror Moreh has hit a documentarian's trifecta with The Gatekeepers. It's an exemplary piece of enterprise journalism, a vivid history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and a polemic that's all the more remarkable for the shared experience of the polemicists. show more

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