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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Louis Gossett Jr. ...  Anwar al-Sadat 2 episodes, 1983
John Rhys-Davies ...  Gamal Abdel Nasser 2 episodes, 1983
Madolyn Smith Osborne ...  Jihan Sadat 2 episodes, 1983
Jeremy Kemp ...  Thompson 2 episodes, 1983
Reuven Bar-Yotam ...  Sibai 2 episodes, 1983
Eric Berry Eric Berry ...  Rashad 2 episodes, 1983
Anne Heywood ...  Mrs. Raouf 2 episodes, 1983
Ferdy Mayne ...  Mullah 2 episodes, 1983
Barry Morse ...  Menachem Begin 2 episodes, 1983
Thaao Penghlis ...  Amer 2 episodes, 1983
Nehemiah Persoff ...  Leonid Brezhnev 2 episodes, 1983
Pepe Serna ...  Atif Sadat 2 episodes, 1983
Paul L. Smith ...  King Farouk 2 episodes, 1983
Jeffrey Tambor ...  Sharaff 2 episodes, 1983
Aharon Ipalé ...  Israeli Man 2 episodes, 1983
Richard Kuss ...  Boldorov 2 episodes, 1983
Hugh Gillin ...  American Ambassador 2 episodes, 1983
George Morfogen George Morfogen ...  Salem 2 episodes, 1983
James Garrett James Garrett ...  British Corporal 2 episodes, 1983
Judith Penrod Judith Penrod ...  TV Reporter 2 episodes, 1983
James O'Sullivan James O'Sullivan ...  Jordan 2 episodes, 1983
Alexander Zale ...  Shafi 2 episodes, 1983
Tony Plana ...  Dentist 2 episodes, 1983
James Staley ...  Williams 2 episodes, 1983
Nick Faltas ...  Raouf 2 episodes, 1983
Dennis Howard Dennis Howard ...  Elliott Richardson 2 episodes, 1983
David Hess ...  Israeli Soldier 2 episodes, 1983
Michael Saad Michael Saad ...  Libyan 2 episodes, 1983
Walt Hanna Walt Hanna ...  Jimmy Carter 2 episodes, 1983
Gertrudis Kuntz Gertrudis Kuntz ...  Golda Meir 2 episodes, 1983
Ben Slack Ben Slack ...  Ariel Sharon 2 episodes, 1983
Joe Renteria ...  Egyptian Soldier 2 episodes, 1983
Mohamed Abdul Kheir Mohamed Abdul Kheir ...  Wedding Mullah 2 episodes, 1983
Nathan Lam 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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Louis Gossett Jr. is Anwar Sadat. A Man of War Who Died for Peace See more »


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USA

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English

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1983 (USA) See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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This movie brought the wrath of Egypt against Columbia Pictures, the film's producers, and 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 Air AmericaSee 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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