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- September 7, 2018

Cornering evil

'Operation Finale' sends Oscar Isaac's spy after Ben Kingsley's Nazi

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Not everything works in "Operation Finale" — the historical drama about the capture of fugitive Nazi Adolf Eichmann — but enough of it does to form a functional spy thriller and, more importantly, an intriguing character study of two men shaped by hatred. Eichmann is portrayed to great effect by Oscar winner Ben Kingsley, and legendary Mossad agent Peter Malkin is played by Oscar Isaac. The circumstances of Eichmann's capture and transport to Jerusalem to stand trial for war crimes allow for multiple t

— Peter Canavese

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