Sunday, February 03, 2008

As modern Israel approaches it's 60th birthday

One of the celebrations in London will be a showing of Cast a Giant Shadow.

Part fact, part fiction, Cast a Giant Shadow powerfully dramatises Israel's heroic 1947-48 struggle for independence, following the story of real-life Jewish American military hero "Mickey" Marcus (played by Kirk Douglas), perhaps the most famous foreign soldier to fight in the Israeli army.

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