'Prisoners of War' Character Profiles: Nimrode | Link TV
'Prisoners of War' Character Profiles: Nimrode
Nimrode Klen was 26 when he was captured. Brave, intelligent, a natural leader. Nimrode is vulnerable, flirtatious, competitive. He is the 'salt of the earth,' he used to be the guy that girls wanted to marry and guys wanted to be like. He has always had the greatest potential among his friends and upon his return finds himself in an unfamiliar and frightening situation: he's left behind. He is but a shell of what he used to be. Older, skinnier, with many physical and psychological problems. Nimrode suffers PTSD which he tries to hide from the outside world, but at home, he faces many difficulties. He suffers from terrible nightmares and violent fits of rage during the daytime. Nimrode tries to establish himself as the head of the family, which creates a huge conflict with Talia, his wife.
The past troubles Yussuf, while Abdullah tries to revive the tradition of recruiting children to be martyrs. Finally, Yussuf is put to a test of faith. Iris extracts information about the Children of the Jihad, and she and Haim Cohen continue Atar Shorer’s investigation and try to solve the mystery of the new leader of the organization. Talia tries to get Nimrode to come back home. Uri shares the horrors of captivity with Nurit, and the psychological mind games their captors tortured them with.
The connection between Jamal and Amiel is revealed, as well as the process that ended with his becoming Yussuf. He struggles with the consequences of the shooting and the mounting pressure to execute an act of terrorism against Israel. Iris and Haim Cohen turn to an old university professor of his to learn about Stockholm Syndrome, and discover new details about Atar Shorer and the POWs. Yael Ben Horin’s belongings are stolen from storage.
Iris and Haim discover new details in the investigation tying Amiel, Atar Shorer and Dr. Ze’ev Kaplan together. A cat and mouse detective game develops between Haim and Ze’ev, who is busy skillfully training the talented Yinon. Nimrode’s violent deterioration continues. His situation crosses red lines, and he’s interested in resolving it. Talia, in a deep depression, is exposed to a ray of light in the form of Dr. Shmuel Ostrovsky, who comes over to help her.
We’re exposed to Atar Shorer’s meticulous recruitment of Yinon, and a new direction in Haim and Iris’s investigation leads them to “Operation Judas”, which brings them to confront Ze’ev on the subject. Nurit is fraught with anxiety and guilt over her decision. Nimrode spends a happy, emotionally charged evening with Michaela, the company clerk he had an affair with 17 years ago. Talia goes out searching for herself doing yoga, and meets a young man. Abdullah hums a Hebrew song to Yussuf.
The mystery of the picture of the man on the shore with his two children, which hangs both in the villa at Jabaliya and at the home in Al Ajar village, continues to trouble Uri, who is ordered by Haim Cohen to investigate the matter with Iris. Across the border, this same picture consoles Yussuf. He’s being followed by Abdullah, who’s closing in on his secret drop-off spot, and his wife, who’s looking into details from his past.
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