Netflix has just released the trailer of its newest original film “The Angel”, and surprisingly enough, it’s mainly about an Egyptian character. Based on the book by Uri Bar-Joseph, “The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel”, the movie tells the story of Ashraf Marwan who was the son-in-law of President Abdel Nasser, the advisor of President Sadat and one of the most effective characters in the Egyptian-Israeli war, being a spy for the Israeli intelligence agency, the Mossad.
According to the book, Ashraf Marwan who is being played by the Dutch actor Marwan Kenzari, had a leading role in uncovering Egypt’s secrets and strategies during the war as he had access all information that were both classified and critical at the time.
Ariel Vromen’s film is scheduled to be released on Netflix USA on September 14, but there has been no announcement at all about it being released on Netflix MENA. The movie tells a story that would be super controversial to people of the middle-east; so until further announcement, there is no way of telling if the movie is ever going to be released on Netflix MENA.Now this is the first time we hear the story from the Israeli perspective. What are your thoughts about this guys?