Ari Ben-Zion, haunted by the death of his son, is assigned by the Mossad to smuggle a chemical weapons scientist out of Syria. Within days his mission goes wrong. To survive Ari reaches out to a deep cover agent code named, The Angel. He soon discovers that he is a pawn in a much bigger plan.
Keywords: #Ben Affan #Damascus Cover #Damascus Cover (2017) #Daniel Zelik Berk #Igal Naor #John Hurt #Jonathan Rhys Meyers #Jürgen Prochnow #Navid Negahban #Neta Riskin #Olivia Thirlby #Selva Rasalingam #Tsahi Halevi #Wolf Kahler
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July 15, 2018 The only thing anyone will remember about Damascus Cover is that it marks the final on-screen appearance of the now deceased tremendous actor John HurtRead in Source
July 16, 2018 Berk tries to capture the inanities of the Middle East: how both sides have to go through the motions of cat and mouse, constantly switching who's the feline and who's the rodent, but you can't care when the characters are this one-dimensional.Read in Source
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July 19, 2018 Features the usual political-thriller tropes - tough but haunted protagonist, zigzag of foreign locales, rival spies, arcane twists, shifting allegiances, wedged-in romance - without adding much that feels unique or exciting.Read in Source
July 22, 2018 ...an acceptably tense spy thriller...Considering this indie was shot on a $5 million budget, it's well done with atmospheric locations shots.Read in Source
July 23, 2018 On the surface, [Cover] had a lot going for it: from the cast to the art direction to the verisimilitude of long-lived hostilities. But, particularly in the shadow of the incredible humanitarian crisis, the film felt like a series of missed opportunities.Read in Source
July 05, 2018 Overstuffed with groaningly familiar espionage tropes.Read in Source
July 19, 2018 Berk's movie is too plodding and predictable to generate anything more than a modest level of suspense; worse, it lacks enough excitement to qualify even as instantly forgettable popcorn entertainment.Read in Source
July 19, 2018 There's not enough gas in the tank here, finding star Jonathan Rhys Meyers doing all the heavy lifting when it comes time to add some intensity to the comatose effort.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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