‘Operation Finale’ — Darien Library Friday Night Feature

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Darien Library this Friday is showing Operation Finale, the 2018 movie about how a group of secret agents from Israel captured one of the masterminds of the Holocaust.

Operation Finale movie posteran announcement from Darien Library

The film will be shown twice, at 6:30 and 8:45 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4 in the Community Room. The movie is two hours and two minutes long. Like all Friday Night Features at the Library, it’s free.

This cinematic adaptation of historical events covers the arrest of SS officer Adolf Eichmann. He was tracked down in Buenos Aires, captured, and brought to Israel for trial in 1961.

The movie stars Oscar Isaac, Ben Kingsley, Lior Raz, Mélanie Laurent, Nick Kroll. It’s rated PG-13 for disturbing thematic content and related violent images, and for some language. Presented with captions for the hearing impaired.

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Learn more about the film:

Official website | IMDb.com | Metacritic | Rotten Tomatoes | Wikipedia

The True Story of ‘Operation Finale’ (Smithsonian magazine, Aug. 28)

‘Operation Finale’: How Israel Captured Nazi War Criminal Adolf Eichmann (Ha’aretz, Sept. 9)

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