“Like many characters in the movie, Mira is based on a real person, radio operator Mira Ben-Ari, who was killed by Egyptian soldiers on June 7, 1948, moments after she stunned the Arab combatants by shooting an Egyptian officer”

A New Israeli Netflix Movie Tells the Story of an Incredible Jewish Mom
Lior Zaltzman
July 22, 2022

We first meet Mira moments before her death. She is one of the main characters of the new Israeli Netflix movie “Image of Victory,” which retells the story of the 1948 battle of Nitzanim — one of the battles Israel bitterly lost in the war of independence. Her face is bloodied and sand-dappled, appearing through the lens of an Egyptian camera. Yet she is mesmerizing: At first, her expression is full of fury, and then she gives a haunting, tearful smile. READ MORE

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