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The Prophet (2014)

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Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.

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Roger Allers (screenplay by), Kahlil Gibran (based on the novel by) | 3 more credits »
1 win & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Liam Neeson ... Mustafa (voice)
Salma Hayek ... Kamila (voice) (as Salma Hayek Pinault)
John Krasinski ... Halim (voice)
Frank Langella ... Pasha (voice)
Alfred Molina ... Sergeant (voice)
Quvenzhané Wallis ... Almitra (voice)
Assaf Cohen ... Baker / Date Seller / Groom (voice)
John Kassir ... Baker / Man in Turban / Donkey Driver / English Tourist / Fisherman (voice)
Nick Jameson ... Grocer / Male Guest / Grandpa / Male Villager (voice)
Fred Tatasciore ... Orange Seller / Bride's Father / Drummer (voice)
Terri Douglas ... Female Vendor #1 (voice)
Lynnanne Zager ... Female Vendor #1 (voice)
Leah Allers ... Woman with Shawl / Bride (voice)
Caden Armstrong Caden Armstrong ... School Girl (voice)
Gunnar Sizemore ... School Boy (voice)
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Storyline

Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.

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Plot Keywords:

f rated | based on book | See All (2) »

Genres:

Animation | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements including some violence and sensual images | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

Qatar | France | Lebanon | Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 August 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kahlil Gibran's the Prophet See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,435, 9 August 2015

Gross USA:

$725,489

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,261,412
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Salma Hayek is Mexican of Lebanese, Spanish, as well as Mexican descent. Kahlil Gibran is American of Lebanese Origin, born in Bcharre, North Lebanon. Gabriel Yared is French of Lebanese Origin, born in Beirut, Lebanon. See more »

Quotes

Mustafa: Let us not be too quick to call others evil. For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Truly when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts, it drinks even of dead waters. You are good when you strive to give of yourself. Yet you are not evil when you seek gain for yourself.
Mustafa: For when you strive for gain, you are but a root that clings to the earth and sucks at her breast. Surely the fruit cannot say to the root, "Be like me, ripe and full and ...
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simple tale
1 February 2016 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

beautiful.delicate. not surprising but precious as support of memories. touching. nice. a well known book who obtains a decent animation who translates, with grace, an universe. fascinating for its simplicity, it is a poem in image, a small drama, definition of emotions, hope, the things who defines each life, becoming its purpose. not great. but useful. for the not complicated story who preserves its universal message. for the basic drawing. for the splendid remember of truth in lovely manner. a portrait of life. a tale about freedom and dreams. and about the source of happiness. a film far to be special. but interesting. for the status of window to yourself.


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