TV film about the Munich Olympics attack

TV film about the Munich Olympics attack

Gaza : Palestine | Jul 27, 2011 at 10:16 AM PDT
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The attack during the Olympic Summer Games in Munich in 1972 shook the world. 17 people died: Eleven Israeli athletes, five Palestinian kidnappers and one German policeman. The ZDF will now tell the television movie "Munich, 72", the dramatic events from the German perspective.

The film should offer a modern, contemporary access to events without having to stir up new hatred, a native of Tel Aviv Dror Zahavi said on Wednesday in Munich, where the first finished scenes were presented.

Besides well-known German actors like Heino Ferch, Bernadette Heerwagen and Felix took Zahavi Clear performers from Israel and Palestine to Munich. Rotated until 8 August, just in Munich, then the remaining time in Lower Saxony. A date for the broadcast is not yet clear.

ZDF is first and foremost a diverse and historically accurate as possible view: "We try in our film, not the Palestinians as a sadist, and the Israelis as victims, the Germans only to show a failure to create a false emotion by the audience "explained Zahavi. One of the consultants is therefore Ulrich K. Wegener, retired general, adjutant of the former Federal Interior Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher and now commander of the newly established special group GSG 9 Wegener is played in the film by Benjamin Sadler and advised the production in advance.

With a few exceptions in the film are found only persons who were then attending, such as Hans-Dietrich Genscher (Stephan Grossman) or the terrorist leader, Issa-Lutif (Shredi Jarbarin). The film has grown up around the story of a young policewoman Anna Gerber (Heerwagen), which may work as a steward at the games. She also learns the policeman Michael Bruckner (Clear) know.

On 5 September stormed the Olympic village a terrorist command and takes Israeli athletes hostage. In a desperate attempt to free reports as a negotiating partner tanner. But the situation heats up continues to grow.

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The actors Bernadette Heerwagen and Felix Klare on the set for ZDF film "Munich 72".
junaid1990 is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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  • The actors Bernadette Heerwagen and Felix Klare on the set for ZDF film "Munich 72".


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