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Sadat (1983)

TV Movie  |  PG  |   |  Biography, Drama, History  |  31 October 1983 (USA)
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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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Jihan Sadat (as Madolyn Smith)
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Reuven Bar-Yotam ...
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Eric Berry ...
Rashad
Anne Heywood ...
Mrs. Raouf
Ferdy Mayne ...
Mullah (as Ferdinand Mayne)
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Amer
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Atif Sadat
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King Farouk (as Paul Smith)
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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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He made his name as a warrior. He made history as a peacemaker.


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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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Hollywood "Realism"
19 October 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Typically, scenes show ground views from planes traveling over 450 mph which could not be possible. More obvious are the bullet strikes on the surface occurring at a movement-rate of several inches per second. Even with a cyclic rate of 600 rounds per minute, ten strikes per second would cover a distance of ~45 feet between strikes, not the one or two feet shown in the film. Reality does not seem to be a strong point though in action films. Just the gratuitous depiction of the action.


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