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Soldier of God (2005)

A Knights Templar meets a mysterious Muslim in the desert where they find refuge in an oasis with beautiful woman. As the Knight falls for the woman, he questions himself but the Muslim holds a secret that will change their lives for ever.


W.D. Hogan
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Credited cast:
Tim Abell ... Rene
Bill Mendieta ... Hasan (as William Mendieta)
Mapi Galán Mapi Galán ... Soheila
Nicholas Kadi ... Omar
Scott Cleverdon ... Geoffrey
Hani Naimi ... Yaqut (as Michael Desante)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Woody Adams Woody Adams ... Extra fighter
Mercedez Alexander Mercedez Alexander ... Extra fighter
Richard Alsabery Richard Alsabery ... Extra fighter
Ron Baker Ron Baker ... Extra fighter
Brandon Beebe Brandon Beebe ... Extra fighter
William Best William Best ... Extra fighter
Paul Michael Bloodgood ... Extra fighter
Jessica Cail Jessica Cail ... Featured fighter
Andreas Cederlund Andreas Cederlund ... Extra fighter


A Knights Templar meets a mysterious Muslim in the desert. They find refuge in an oasis at home of a beautiful woman. As the Knight falls for the woman and the simple life, he questions his Crusader ethos. But the Muslim holds a secret that will be bring devastation and change their lives for ever. Written by Anonymous

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A Knight Templar joins forces with a Muslim in order to survive
4 November 2006 | by writeumcowboy-1See all my reviews

I watched this incredible HD feature at the Dallas Deep Ellum Film Festival (where it walked away with a big award) and was amazed that the filmmaker had pulled off such a huge film for a small budget. Filmed in California, Mir Bahmanyar somehow managed to transform a California desert to the middle east, but that transformation was second to the incredible transformation by Bill Mendieta into a Muslim fighter who harbors a deadly secret. At the completion of the movie, at first I was surprised by the ending, but realized the subtext of the story must be met (congrats to Bahmanyar and Kuhlen). Tim Abel's Knight Templar and Mendieta's characters dominate the story with an ease of slipping into the skin of such three dimensional characters. Mapi Galan, whom they discovered in Spain, helped develop the story into a rich depth with her beautiful and exotic Sohelia who mesmerizes the men who visit her tent and seem to alter their attitudes towards war. Neil Lisk's cinematography was exceptional and if you look at the crew you'll note that Mir Bahmanyar's name is all over the place, and this was due to his dedication of getting the story made and offered to the viewing public.

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28 October 2005 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Knight Templar: Soldier of God See more »

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Dumont Dunes, California, USA See more »


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$325,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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