The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Anwar al-Sadat (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Gamal Abdel Nasser (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Jihan Sadat (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Thompson (2 episodes, 1983)
Reuven Bar-Yotam ...
 Sibai (2 episodes, 1983)
Eric Berry ...
 Rashad (2 episodes, 1983)
Anne Heywood ...
 Mrs. Raouf (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Mullah (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Menachem Begin (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Amer (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Leonid Brezhnev (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Atif Sadat (2 episodes, 1983)
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 King Farouk (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Sharaff (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Israeli Man (2 episodes, 1983)
Richard Kuss ...
 Boldorov (2 episodes, 1983)
Hugh Gillin ...
 American Ambassador (2 episodes, 1983)
George Morfogen ...
 Salem (2 episodes, 1983)
James Garrett ...
 British Corporal (2 episodes, 1983)
Judith Penrod ...
 TV Reporter (2 episodes, 1983)
James O'Sullivan ...
 Jordan (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Shafi (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Dentist (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Williams (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Raouf (2 episodes, 1983)
Dennis Howard ...
 Elliott Richardson (2 episodes, 1983)
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 Israeli Soldier (2 episodes, 1983)
Michael Saad ...
 Libyan (2 episodes, 1983)
Walt Hanna ...
 Jimmy Carter (2 episodes, 1983)
Gertrudis Kuntz ...
 Golda Meir (2 episodes, 1983)
Ben Slack ...
 Ariel Sharon (2 episodes, 1983)
Joe Renteria ...
 Egyptian Soldier (2 episodes, 1983)
Mohamed Abdul Kheir ...
 Wedding Mullah (2 episodes, 1983)
Nathan Lam ...
 Rabbi (2 episodes, 1983)
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The dramatization of the life of Egyptian leader Muhammad Anwar al-Sadat, from his early years as a young officer fighting the British to his assassination in 1981.

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This TV movie brought the wrath of Egypt against Columbia Pictures, the film's producers and star 'Louis Gossett Jr', all of whose films were, briefly, banned in that country. See more »

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What a disaster!
17 October 2006 | by (Arizona, USA) – See all my reviews

In this film, the names are wrong, the historical facts are wrong, the dates are wrong, the military uniforms are wrong, the medals are wrong, the costumes are wrong, the flags are wrong, the maps are wrong, the props are wrong, the cars are wrong, the locations are wrong... the casting is very poor, with a collection of accents that can only be described as a mockery... this film is simply a disaster... It is an insult to anyone who knows the meaning of the word HISTORY.

If this film proves anything, it surely proves that no research was ever made. For a dramatized history movie, for TV or big screen, the writer and the director should do a bit of homework before they make fools of themselves and of the historical personalities they are presenting.

Maged Farag - Modern Egyptian History scholar


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