Olympic Massacre: One Day In September

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Duration: 1 hour, 33 minutes

On 5 September 1972, terrorists belonging to the Palestinian Black September faction made their way into the Olympic Village in Munich, kidnapping 12 Israeli athletes and holding them to ransom. Kevin Macdonald's Oscar-winning film recounts in gripping hour-by-hour detail the horrifying story of the attempt to first negotiate with the terrorists, and then to rescue the athletes.

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Nick Fraser

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