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Review: 'The Attack' deftly explores emotions after suicide bombing
Review: 'The Attack' deftly explores emotions after suicide bombing

"The Attack" rewards your patience. Though it's never less than involving, it grows in stature as it unfolds and ends as a more subtle and disturbing film about love, loss and tragedy than we might initially expect. Co-written and directed by Lebanese filmmaker Ziad Doueiri ("West Beirut") and set in Israel and the Palestinian territories, "The Attack's" seemingly straightforward title can be read two different yet complementary ways. The most obvious approach concerns a physical attack, the suicide bombing in a Tel Aviv restaurant that kills 19 and causes painful chaos for everyone in this film. PHOTOS: Hollywood backlot moments But as written...

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