Exodus (1960)

Director
Otto Preminger

Main cast
Paul Newman; Eva Marie Saint; Lee J. Cobb; Ralph Richardson; Peter Lawford

Genres
Action, Drama, History, War

Description
The theme is the founding of the state of Israel. The action begins on a ship filled with Jewish immigrants bound for Israel who are being off loaded on Cyprus. An Intelligence officer succeeds in getting them back on board their ship only to have the harbor blocked by the British with whom they must negotiate. The second part deals with declaring independence and the resulting warring.


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