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El Naser Salah el Dine (1963)

Saladin, ruler of the kingdoms surrounding the Latin state of Jerusalem, is brought to attack the Christians in the Holy Land by the sacking of a convoy of Muslim pilgrims, a group which ... See full summary »

Director:

Youssef Chahine

Writers:

Mohamed Abdel Gawad, Youssef Chahine (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Ahmed Mazhar ... Saladin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mohamed Abdel Gawad Mohamed Abdel Gawad ... Crusader Leared
Mahmoud Almeleji ... Conrad, Marquis of Montferrat (as Mahmoud El-Meliguy)
Tawfik El Deken ... Prince of Akka
Omar El-Hariri Omar El-Hariri ... King Philip of France
Ibrahim Emara Ibrahim Emara ... Alfadel Judge
Layla Fawzi ... Virginia, Princess of Kerak (as Leila Fawzi)
Hamdy Gheith ... King Richard I (Richard the Lion-Heart)
Mohamed Hamdi Mohamed Hamdi ... Al-Aadel (Saladin's Brother)
Sami Loutfi Sami Loutfi
Ahmed Louxor Ahmed Louxor ... Renault
Nadia Lutfi ... Louise de Lusignan
Salah Nazmi Salah Nazmi ... Al-Sarem Leader
Badr Nofal Badr Nofal ... Al Damaski
Hussein Riad ... Hikari
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Storyline

Saladin, ruler of the kingdoms surrounding the Latin state of Jerusalem, is brought to attack the Christians in the Holy Land by the sacking of a convoy of Muslim pilgrims, a group which included his sister. In a short campaign against odds, Jerusalem is taken and almost the entire Middle East is in Muslim hands. Crusade is called again in Europe, and the combined forces of the French king, German emperor, and English king form the 3rd Crusade, under the leadership of Richard the Lionheart of England. Although Accre is taken by the Crusaders, Saladin succeeds in preventing the recapture of Jerusalem, and in the end negotiations between himself and Richard (who Saladin admires as the only honorable leader) leave the Holy Land in Moslem hands. Written by Bruce Cameron <dumarest@midcoast.com>

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Country:

Egypt

Language:

Arabic

Release Date:

30 May 1983 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Saladin and the Great Crusades See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lotus Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(Lebanon) | (video)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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masterpiece
3 October 2007 | by the_mount_eagleSee all my reviews

Masterpiece in all the aspects of the word , first of all the production and direction are incredible for a movie of year 1963!! , the reality and the honest in historical facts ( for more about this historical period visit " http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saladin " also it is not 100% fair ! ) if you want to know the complete story as happened then watch the movie. the movie is a citation of a period of Crusaders ( the unfair wars which made by west under the name of cross ) exactly it was The Third Crusade: 1189-1192 which led by Frederick Barbarosa, Richard I of England and Philip II of France , and the full details about this third attack is cited in this wonderful movie ( which is made for the sake of truth nothing else " the producer run out from money because such movies have no chance to be international because of anti-Muslims which don't want the modern westerners to know anything about the fact of Islam and Muslims , in other words they want everybody to think that these Muslims are the terrorists and that they are the danger for all the world ,but in fact Arabs and Muslim been victims for selfish of the west all the way


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