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Saladin, ruler of the kingdoms surrounding the Latin state of Jerusalem, is brought to attack the Christians in the Holy Land by the sacking of a convoy of Muslim pilgrims, a group which included his sister. In a short campaign against odds, Jerusalem is taken and almost the entire Middle East is in Muslim hands. Crusade is called again in Europe, and the combined forces of the French king, German emperor, and English king form the 3rd Crusade, under the leadership of Richard the Lionheart of England. Although Accre is taken by the Crusaders, Saladin succeeds in preventing the recapture of Jerusalem, and in the end negotiations between himself and Richard (who Saladin admires as the only honorable leader) leave the Holy Land in Moslem hands. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Great movie
17 May 2006 | by (Egypt) – See all my reviews

It is one of the Greatest movies I have ever Seen all over my life.

it clearly show the good relation between Moslems & Crestians & how the Moslems role Jureslam & area around it (muslims & Crestians )fairly & it show How this man was a legend in his method of thinking .

It show also his characteristics ;& his friends Moslems & Crestians How all of them love & respect him & how he gain his enemies Respect it show the real Moslems characteristics.

& it is the best film for Youssef Chahine the director.

he is also Crestian & the producer of the film also is Mrs Asia is Crestian . & she pay all her money on this Film balance . the movie is In color & with translation (English )subtitle. You should see it

Mahmoud


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