Reel Lessons

Reel Lessons: The Debt

How an Israeli hit squad that needs to finish off a job from the past is a lot like Greece.
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Helen Mirren, haunted by the "Surgeon of Birkenau" in The Debt
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<div style="text-align: left;"> Helen Mirren, haunted by the "Surgeon of Birkenau" in The Debt </div>

So this is some gritty thriller about vampire squids, fictional statistics and exploding bond yields
Not exactly. It is actually about a secret Israeli hit squad that travels to East Berlin in the 1960s to capture a Nazi war criminal, known as the Surgeon of Birkenau. Things go awry and decisions are made that come back to haunt the team 30 years later.

Sounds like the latest EU summit. So who owes who what, and is it collateralised
Exactly. The mission goes wrong and spoiler alert, the Nazi escapes. However, the hit squad two men and one woman decide to pretend they succeeded the Nazi...

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