As the old cliche has it, the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and the film The Debt
is a cerebral thriller that explores how the actions of a handful of idealists take a turn for the worse and lead them down a path of lies and deception they’re forced to follow decades later. On one hand, The Debt
is a story full of action and suspense, tracing a game of cat and mouse that takes many years to play itself out, while at the same time it deals with ethics, honor, moral responsibility, and the greatest crime of the 20th century. If the movie doesn’t always do an ideal job of juggling these two sides of its nature, it does so well enough to be co...