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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:
Ahmad Mazhar ... Saladin (as Ahmed Mazhar)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mohamed Abdel Gawad Mohamed Abdel Gawad ... Crusader Leared
Tawfik El Deken ... Prince of Akka
Umar El-Hariri Umar El-Hariri ... King Philip of France
Ibrahim Emarah Ibrahim Emarah ... Alfadel Judge (as Ibrahim Emara)
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
Nadia Lutfi ... Louise de Lusignan
Mahmoud Al Meleji
Salah Nazmi Salah Nazmi ... Al-Sarem Leader
Badr Nofal Badr Nofal ... Al Damaski
Husain Reyadh ... 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:

1965 (Italy) 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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A good film indeed.
27 November 2007 | by satariconSee all my reviews

Now we start to see this as a real challenge to Kingdom of heaven. Why?

Historically the Muslims didn't know about siege towers as was shown in Kingdom of heaven mainly because the Muslims are more used to open fields of war so there was no necessity for too much siege engines.

It is true the the Chritsians when they entered El - Kods they killed most of the population. That's why it was very hard to see the majority of the inhabitants in Kingdom of heaven was dressed in Arabic style.

It's true that El Naser Salah el Dine has his own historical inaccuracy but it's far more better than trying to put through your mind that the Muslims had only Salah el Dine as a great leader....& that Salah el Dine is one of a kind for the Muslims....as Kingdom of heaven tries to show.


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