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Al Resalah (The Message)
THE MESSAGE: THE STORY OF ISLAM in 4k – 40th Anniversary Edition.
In the seventh century, the Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him), is visited by the angel Gabriel who urges him to lead the people of Mecca and worship God. But they're exiled in Medina before returning to Mecca to take up arms against their oppressors and liberate their city in the name of God (Allah).
1976 / English dialogue with Arabic subtitles / Colour / 177 mins
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Historical and War
Programme: Cinema of the World
Premiere: Not a Premiere
Rating: PG
Director: Moustapha Akkad
Producer: Moustapha Akkad
Scriptwriter: H. A. L. Craig
DOP: Jack Hildyard
Editor: John Bloom
Composer: Maurice Jarre
Cast: Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka, Michael Forest, Garrick Hagon, Damien Thomas
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