In around 800 AD, two men divide up the world: the Emperor Charlemagne in the West and, ruling from Baghdad, the Caliph Rachid Pacha in the East. The Caliph sends to Charlemagne an ... See full summary »

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Saïda Jawad ...
Ouria
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Yasmina
Marc Ruchmann ...
Sliman
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Séraphin
Thomas Trabacchi ...
Malik
Farida Rahouadj ...
Zubayda
Hammou Graïa ...
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Karim Belkhadra ...
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Le Caliphe
Luca Ward ...
Mustapha
Amal El Atrache ...
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In around 800 AD, two men divide up the world: the Emperor Charlemagne in the West and, ruling from Baghdad, the Caliph Rachid Pacha in the East. The Caliph sends to Charlemagne an ambassador who brings with him an elephant as a gift. Considering the animal to be a symbol of force, and thus a threat, Charlemagne decides to respond by sending emissaries back to the Caliph. The Emperor entrusts his imperial cross, encrusted with an enormous ruby, to a monk, a man of letters little inclined to action, father Seraphim. In this way, Charlemagne aims to display his force and wealth to Rachid Pacha and, in so doing, to maintain the balance of power between the two empires. At the end of a long voyage, Charlemagne's emissaries, accompanied by the Caliph's ambassadors, make a final halt in an oasis where they are killed by a gang of thieves. Charlemagne's cross is stolen but Father Seraphim is miraculously spared by the thieves as is young Morgiane, the magician Al Miradjan's daughter. This ... Written by Anonymous

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# 07 : Sesame Street
30 March 2008 | by (PariS) – See all my reviews

It's surprising for me but i honestly must give "10" to this french production.

For 3 hours, i get stuck to my TV, gone a long time ago, in a far, far away ... land and having fun with all those characters! This Ali Baba gets us back into Irak around 9th century, greatly done with bright colors, beautiful houses and locations!

The story is unspeakable but this is the proof of great storytelling: like the classic soap, there's a lot of back-stories which are all tangled altogether! You don't have the time to catch your breath! Regarding the cast, I admit a bias for Leila but the others are excellent.

Some could argue the entire cast wasn't Arabic! Having Gugnot who is the symbolic native Frenchman as the lead actor would seem shocking! It's like having a white man playing MLK.

In the same way, you don't hear or see Muslim beliefs but rather Christian faith!

But i prefer to enjoy this fairy comedy as a great first steps to raise interest and understanding towards this civilization, so don't be a fool: DVD player, Open !


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