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When four heavily armed Islamic terrorists hijack an Paris-bound Air France flight on the runway, intent on flying into the Eiffel Tower, 227 innocent lives hang in the balance. Their only chance of rescue is a determined SWAT team, called on to break the standoff and storm the plane. Based on true events, The Assault captures the violent and claustrophobic tension onboard events as it builds to the film's thrilling climax.
This is an okay documdrama about a very important event, namely the hijacking by the Armed Islamic Group of an Air France airliner in Algiers on Christmas Eve,1994. Read morePublished 21 months ago by David D. MANLEY
This is an interesting, although partially flawed, film about a tragic terrorist attack and a spectacularly succesful anti-terrorist operation. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Maciej