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August 25, 2023

At the Movies: Filmmakers behind biopic ‘Golda,' starring Helen Mirren, get lost in a swirl of smoke

By MARK KENNEDY
AP Entertainment Writer

Golda Meir was many things — modern Israel's first and only female head of government and a wartime prime minister. And she now she's provided the vehicle for Helen Mirren to try to earn some more acting awards.

The great English actor dons prosthetics and an air of sourness in “Golda” to portray Meir facing two tragedies by fire — leading Israel's counterattack in the 1973 Arab-Israeli war while also undergoing cancer treatment.


 
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