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Sadat (1983)

TV Movie  -   -  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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Mrs. Raouf
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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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This TV movie was aired in two parts and I just saw them both. The first half is pretty schlocky, with bad accents running rampant and some bad casting. But the second half, although having that cheapo TV movie feel, isn't half bad. Louis Gossett Jr. as Sadat isn't as bad as it sounds, folks. Aside from the horrible accent, he does at least try and capture the spirit of the man. That extra who was cast as Golda Meir, she looked just like Golda Meir. That was really the most remarkable thing.


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