Athena, directed by Romain Gavras, has been described as a cop revenge thriller meets Greek tragedy. Gavras directed, produced, and co-wrote the feature along with Ladj Ly (“Les Misérables”) and Elias Belkeddar (“My Days of Glory”).
After the death of his youngest brother following an alleged police altercation, Abdel (Dali Benssalah) is called back from the frontline to find his family torn apart. Caught between his younger brother Karim’s (Sami Slimane) desire for revenge and the criminal dealings of his older brother Moktar (Ouassini Embarek), he struggles to calm the rising tensions. As the situation escalates, their community Athena is transformed into a fortress under siege, becoming a scene of tragedy for both the family and beyond.
Athena comes to Netflix on 23rd September.
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IMDb: Athena 2022