7 Days in Entebbe ★★

The film operates chiefly as a character piece: on the one side is a group of left-wing radicals fronted by Brigitte Kuhlmann (Pike) and Wilfried Böse (Daniel Brühl); on the other sits Israel’s top brass including Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (Lior Ashkenazi) and Defence Minister Shimon Peres (Eddie Marsan, late for his The Death of Stalin audition); and in the middle Nonso Anozie emphatically steals the show as Uganda’s chuckly despot Idi Amin.

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