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British Oscar-winner Helen Mirren hides under a heavy wig and prosthetics to play Golda Meir, but her talent shines through. The film itself, directed by Israeli Oscar-winner Guy Nattiv, from a script by English screenwriter Nicholas Martin, is a compelling drama from a lesser-known chapter in history.





Set during the 1973 Yom Kippur war where Israeli prime minister Golda Meir (Helen Mirren) directs a military strategy that leads to victory, but compromises the lives of thousands.