Monday, October 09, 2023

Paul Vidich's "Beirut Station," the movie

Featured at My Book, The Movie: Beirut Station: Two Lives of a Spy: A Novel by Paul Vidich.

The entry begins:
Beirut Station is set in Lebanon and evokes the crossroads of that Lebanon has always been – first as a Roman outpost, part of the Ottoman Empire until the end of World War I, and then French until it earned its independence. It has always had a mix of Europe and the Middle East and its characters, in any film, need to reflect that.

Analise Assad, the non-official cover CIA case officer, should be played by Zineb Triki, the French Moroccan actress from The Bureau, who played the part of Nadia El Mansour.

Corbin, the journalist in the novel, is a handsome man with an honest face and a duplicitous mind, and I would cast...[read on]
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--Marshal Zeringue