Slave (2013/Film Movement DVD)
B- Sound: B- Extras: C Film: C
highly praised foreign film that has caught a lot of attention at
film festivals all over the world. Motivated by personal tragedies,
two obsessive characters on either side of the Arab-Israeli conflict
are set on a collision course in God's Slave, is a drama set
against the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center in Argentina.
If these sort of films are what you are into, then I would suggest it
despite my experience with it.
in Caracas and operating undercover as a doctor and family man, Ahmed
Al Hassama (Mohammed Al-Khaldi) is a young Kuwaiti Muslim militant
who is slated to execute a terrorist attack. Dispatched to Buenos
Aires to diffuse the elusive but imminent threat, David Goldberg
(Vando Villamil) is a cold-blooded and embittered Israeli Mossad
agent who will stop at nothing to terminate the terrorist sleeper
cell. In the wake of the AMIA bombing that leaves scores dead, the
race is on to prevent another attack in the name of radical Islam.
men embark on parallel paths of martyrdom, blinded by hatred born of
childhood trauma and prepared to sacrifice everything for their
vast locations add to the look of the film, which was shot on
location in Argentina, Venezuela, Uruguay and the United States and
was directed by Joel Novoa. The ultimate theme of the film is
current mainly focusing on the appalling cost of extremist acts
carried out in the name of religious conviction. You see it on the
film is presented on DVD in standard definition with a 16 X 9/1.78 X
1 widescreen aspect ratio and a lossy Dolby Digital 5.1 track. The
lack of detail in some scenes would be benefited by a Blu-ray
release. The film is pretty short - clocking in around 90 minutes.
include a Making Of featurette and Interviews with Cast and
James Harland Lockhart V