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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Series cast summary:
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 ...  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


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. See more »


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Appearing on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1962) on March 18, 1983, Louis Gossett, Jr. compared his acting in this movie to Sir Ben Kingsley's Oscar Award-winning role in Gandhi (1982). See more »

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Misleading and a waste of time

I have read many books and articles from both the Israeli and Arab Sides, but I have never seen a movie in my life with such an extraordinary historical mistakes. In fact they are not just mistakes, they are totally misleading with wrong Information. This movie is a piece of sh%% . I think the movie editor and director were illiterate or drunk! The movie was unprofessional with an extremely poor production . I honestly kept laughing on how ignorant the director was "un-educated" The Movie focused on insignificant details and left the Important things. Wrong costumes , wrong flags , wrong scenes , does any student in any university in the world wears a hate :):):) !!!. I kept laughing on how the director was unprofessional . It is rubbish and a waste of time. The Movie proved only one thing in my mind " Of how big is the miscommunication and misunderstanding between the west and the East specifically the middle east" .

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1983 (USA) See more »

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Sadat: O Guerrilheiro da Paz See more »

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