The Debt is a 2011 drama-thriller blur directed by John Madden based on a cine accounting by Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman and Peter Straughan. The blur is a accommodate of the 2007 Israeli blur of the aforementioned name by Assaf Bernstein. It stars Helen Mirren, Sam Worthington, Ciarán Hinds and Tom Wilkinson.
Israeli affidavit arise that Helen Mirren was "immersing herself" in studies of the Hebrew language, Jewish history, and Holocaust writings, including the activity of Simon Wiesenthal, while spending time in Israel in 2009 to blur scenes in the movie. "My appearance is accustomed the memory, acrimony and affection of [the Holocaust]," she has said.
The blur premiered at the 2010 Toronto International Blur Festival in September 2010. Miramax originally arise affairs to absolution the blur in the United States on December 29, 2010, and it bound began to arise on lists of accessible 2011 Oscar contenders. Before the official December 29, 2010, U.S. premiere, it was apparent December 4, 2010, as allotment of the Washington DC Jewish Blur Festival, and as aboriginal as October 17, at the Mill Valley Blur Festival. However, the blur was one of two films that had their official aperture dates delayed (now projected for 2011) as a aftereffect of a "transaction amid [Miramax] buyer Disney and -to-be fresh owners, architecture magnate Ron Tutor and Tom Barrack's Santa Monica-based Colony Capital (led by above Disney CFO Richard Nanula)...."
In February 2011, the advertisement was fabricated that the fresh absolution date had been appointed for August 31, 2011. MPAA appraisement R.
The 2010 American adaptation is based on the 2007 Israeli cine of the aforementioned name (Ha-Hov or HaChov, in Hebrew). It was directed by Assaf Bernstein, and co-written by Bernstein and Ido Rosenblum. It was appear in Israel November 29, 2007.
The axial appearance of Rachel Berner was played by Gila Almagor (1990s "present day" scenes) and Neta Garty (in flashbacks to the 1960s).
The Israeli blur was never appear to theaters in the United States, although it aired on American television on the Sundance Channel in October 2010.