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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1983  
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)
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 Sibai (2 episodes, 1983)
Eric Berry ...
 Rashad (2 episodes, 1983)
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 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)
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 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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An Academy Award winner becomes Anwar Sadat See more »


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PG | See all certifications »
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1.33 : 1
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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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