ATHENA – Everything We Know About the Netflix film

September 17, 2022
Jordan Russell Lyon 0
Everything We Know About, Netflix, News, Streaming Service
Loading JustWatch data...

This article discusses the Netflix film ATHENA including the premise, release date, cast, and trailer.

In this article, we’ll look at and analyze what there is to view regarding the French film Athena.

Netflix’s ATHENA premise

According to Netflix, “After the death of his youngest brother following an alleged police altercation, Abdel (Dali Benssalah) is called back from the frontline to find his family torn apart. Caught between his younger brother Karim’s (Sami Slimane) desire for revenge and the criminal dealings of his older brother Moktar (Ouassini Embarek), he struggles to calm the rising tensions. As the situation escalates, their community ATHENA is transformed into a fortress under siege, becoming a scene of tragedy for both the family and beyond”.

Our opinion of the premise

I love a lot of European films, so the fact that the film is French is already a big win. The plot itself also sounds very interesting, whilst not giving loads of information away. Just what are the criminal dealings? And will the tragedies be? So, based on the premise, I’m already intrigued. 

ATHENA release date

ATHENA will be released on Netflix on Friday, 23rd September 2022

ATHENA cast

Here is the main cast:

  • Dali Benssalah
  • Sami Slimane
  • Anthony Bajon
  • Ouassini Embarek
  • Alexis Manenti
  • And finally, Karim Lasm

The production team 

Here is the team behind it all:

  • Charles-Marie Anthonior (producer)
  • Elias Belkeddar (executive producer)
  • Mourad Belkeddar (producer) 
  • Jean Duhamel (producer)
  • Romain Gavras (producer) 
  • Nicolas Lhermitte (producer) 
  • Ladj Ly (producer)
  • Elias Belkeddar (executive producer)
  • Bruno Vatin (line producer)

Is there a trailer? 

There sure is! Check it out below:

Overall, this seems like quite a revenge-filled film. But better yet, there looks like there’s going to be quite a lot of emotion involved. It might mean that some parts may be uncomfortable to watch, but overall I’m expecting a really good watch. 

Where to watch ATHENA online

ATHENA will be available exclusively on Netflix.

Read – the review of the film Athena.

Read – the ending explained of Athena.

READ – will there be a sequel for Athena?