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  • In this Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 photo, director Majed Jundiyeh holds a mobile phone to compare the image of Gilad Schalit to the likeness of actor Mahmoud Karira, who will play the character of Shalit in a movie being made in Gaza called, ''Losing  Shalit," in Gaza City. "Losing Schalit," currently being filmed in the blockaded territory, is the first of a planned three-part series about the 2006 capture of Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit by gunmen allied with the Islamic militant Hamas movement. Parts two and three will depict Schalit's time in captivity and his 2011 swap for hundreds of Palestinian prisoners held by Israel. (AP Photo/Hatem Moussa)

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