Ben Kingsley, simply put, is convincing in any role he chooses to tackle. With Spider in the Web, Kingsley is a Mossad agent who attempts one final mission before he is put out to pasture. Thanks to a surprisingly resonant storyline and subtle hand from filmmaker Eran Riklis (The Syrian Bride), the film scores on different levels.
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Based on Michael Soussan’s memoir, Backstabbing for Beginners tries to mix a heavy dose of truth and sprinkle it with thriller elements. For the most part it succeeds thanks to another standout performance from Ben Kingsley.
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