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DVD Review – Prisoners of War (Hatufim) (2009–2012)

Prisoners of War (Hatufim), 2009 to 2012.

Starring Gal Zaid, Yael Eitan, Salim Dau, Sendi Bar, Hadar Ratzon Rotem, Yaël Abecassis, Mili Avital, Assi Cohen, Adi Ezroni, Ishai Golan, and Yoram Toledano.

Synopsis:

Three Israeli soldiers one of whom is in a coffin are part of a prisoner exchange 17 years after being captured in Lebanon.

The opening takes place in a hotel where notes are being exchanged from one room to another. It turns out the negotiation involves the release of prisoners of war which includes Israeli Defence Force reservists Nimrod Klein and Uri Zach as well as a coffin containing Amiel Ben Horin.

Although the captivity and torture may be over, Nimrod and Uri are returning to a homeland that feels like an alien environment. The two soldiers are interviewed by a military psychiatrist who senses that they are not telling the whole story of their ordeal and that one or

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