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Berlin (AFP) The counter-terrorism plot seems more far fetched than many action thrillers, yet “7 Days in Entebbe”, which premiered at the Berlin film festival Monday, depicts a real-life airline hijack drama. The movie recounts what is often called the most audacious hostage rescue mission ever staged, Israel’s 1976 “Operation Thunderbolt” in Uganda, but aims to be more than a tale of military heroism. Instead Brazilian director Jose Padilha (“Narcos”) explores the harrowing events from multiple perspectives: that of the hijackers and their hostages, and of the Israeli leaders forcedRead More