The Dovekeepers - Netflix
Set in ancient Israel, "The Dovekeepers" is based on the true events at Masada in 70 C.E. After being forced out of their home in Jerusalem by the Romans, 900 Jews were ensconced in a fortress at Masada, a mountain in the Judean desert. Besieged at Masada, the Jews held out for months against the vast Roman armies. The project will recount the events from the perspective of a few extraordinary women who arrive at Masada with unique backstories, but a common bond for survival. Additionally, these women, who work together daily as dovekeepers, are all concealing substantial secrets.
Runtime: 120 minutes
The Dovekeepers - Marama Corlett - Netflix
Marama Corlett is a Maltese actress and dancer, best known for her role as Rina in the 2012 television series Sinbad.
The Dovekeepers - Career - Netflix
Corlett originally pursued a dance career with the company Ballet Russ de Malt in Malta, before moving to England to further pursue her ballet career. Corlett's first professional acting role was in 2010 film The Devil's Double directed by New Zealand director Lee Tamahori. Marama went on to perform in the West End 2011 production of The Children's Hour, playing Lois Fisher opposite Keira Knightley, Ellen Burstyn, Carol Kane and Elizabeth Moss directed by Ian Rickson (Jerusalem) Keira Knightley. In 2011, Sky1 announced that Corlett would play Rina in the television drama Sinbad. Corlett had to learn boxing in order to prepare for her role. Corlett appeared in feature films Desert Dancer alongside Freida Pinto and Maleficent with Angelina Jolie.
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