A new Netflix film described as a modern day Greek tragedy is coming to the streaming service this fall. Athena Directed by Romain Gavras.
This is the filmmaker’s third feature film. Gavras also serves as producer and co-wrote the screenplay with Ladj Ly and Elias Beldeddar. Also serving as producers are Charles-Marie Anthonioz, Mourad Belkeddar, Jean Duhamel and Nicolas Lhermitte.
Here’s everything we know about the upcoming movie!
Release date of Athena
The film premieres on Netflix on Friday September 23, 2022. It will be released at 12:00 p.m. PT / 3:00 p.m. ET. The total running time of the film is 97 minutes.
Hours after the tragic death of their youngest brother in mysterious circumstances (allegedly a run-in with the police), the lives of three siblings are thrown into chaos. French soldier Abdel is recalled from the front to find his family torn apart. He is caught between his younger brother Karim, who seeks revenge, and his older brother Moktar’s criminal activities.
As Abdel struggles to calm rising tensions and the situation escalates, their community Athena comes under siege and becomes a scene of tragedy for the family and beyond. The death of her brother ignites an all-out war in the community, centered on the boy’s three older brothers.
Here’s who appears in the main cast of the film:
- Dali Benssalah as Abdel
- Sami Slimane as Karim
- Ouassini Embarek as Moktar
- Anthony Bajon as Jerome
- Alexis Manenti as Sebastian
Official Athena Trailer
If you want to get a closer look at the film in action, watch the official trailer for Netflix Athena in the video below!
Check out images from the upcoming movie on Netflix!
Stay tuned to Netflix Life as we bring you all the news and updates ahead of the new movie’s release! Athena Premieres Friday, September 23 on Netflix.
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