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Al-Risalah | The Message | True Story Of Islam | Original Arabic language , Full movie

  • The Message (Arabic: الرسالة‎ Ar-Risālah; originally known as Mohammad, Messenger of God) is a 1976 Islamic epic drama film directed and produced by Moustapha Akkad, chronicling the life and times of the Islamic prophet Muhammad through the perspective of his uncle Hamza ibn Abdul-Muttalib and adopted son Zayd ibn Harithah.
    Directed by Moustapha Akkad Produced by
    Moustapha Akkad.
    Written by
    English version:
    H.A.L. Craig
    Arabic version:
    A.B. Jawdat al-Sahhar
    Tawfiq al-Hakim
    A.B Rahman al-Sharkawi
    Mohammad Ali Maher
    Based onProphet Muhammad Starring
    ●Anthony Quinn
    ●Irene Papas
    ●Michael Ansara
    ●Johnny Sekka
    ●Michael Forest
    Narrated byRichard JohnsonMusic byMaurice JarreCinematographyJack HildyardEdited by
    ●John Bloom
    Filmco International Productions Inc.
    Distributed byTarik Film Distributors
    Release date
    29 July 1976 (London)
    9 March 1977 (New York)
    Running time
    English version:
    178 minutes
    Arabic version:
    207 minutes.
    Saudi Arabia
    United Kingdom
    Budget$10 millionBox office$15 million.
    Released in both separately-filmed Arabic and English-language versions, The Message serves as an introduction to early Islamic history. The international ensemble cast includes Anthony Quinn, Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka, Michael Forest, André Morell, Garrick Hagon, Damien Thomas, and Martin Benson. It was an international co-production between Libya, Morocco, Lebanon, Syria, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom.
    The film was nominated for Best Original Score in the 50th Academy Awards, composed by Maurice Jarre, but lost the award to Star Wars (composed by John Williams).
    English version
    Anthony Quinn as Hamza
    Irene Papas as Hind bint Utbah
    Michael Ansara as Abu Sufyan ibn Harb
    Johnny Sekka as Bilal ibn Rabah
    Michael Forest as Khalid ibn al-Walid
    André Morell as Abu Talib
    Garrick Hagon as Ammar ibn Yasir
    Damien Thomas as Zayd
    Martin Benson as Abu Jahl
    Robert Brown as Utbah ibn Rabi'ah
    Rosalie Crutchley as Sumayyah
    Bruno Barnabe as Umayyah ibn Khalaf
    Neville Jason as Ja`far ibn Abī Tālib
    John Bennett as Salul
    Donald Burton as 'Amr ibn al-'As
    Earl Cameron as Al-Najashi
    George Camiller as Walid ibn Utbah
    Nicholas Amer as Suhayl ibn Amr
    Ronald Chenery as Mus`ab ibn `Umair
    Michael Godfrey as Baraa'
    John Humphry as Ubaydah
    Ewen Solon as Yasir
    Wolfe Morris as Abu Lahab
    Ronald Leigh-Hunt as Heraclius
    Leonard Trolley as Silk Merchant
    Gerard Hely as Poet Sinan
    Habib Ageli as Hudhayfah
    Peter Madden as Toothless Man
    Hassan Joundi as Khosrau II
    Abdullah Lamrani as Ikrimah
    Elaine Ives-Cameron as Arwa
    Mohammad Al Gaddary as Money Lender
    Ahmad Marey as Young Christian
    Arabic version
    Abdullah Gaith as Hamza
    Muna Wassef as Hind
    Hamdi Ghaith [ar] as Abu Sufyan ibn Harb
    Ali Ahmed Salem as Bilal
    Mahmoud Said as Khalid
    Ahmad Marey as Zayd
    Mohammad Larbi as Ammar
    Hassan Joundi as Abu Jahl
    Sana' Jamil as Sumayyah
    Martin Benson as Khosrau II
    Damien Thomas as Young Christian
    Awards And Nominations.
    The film was nominated for an Oscar in 1977 for Best Original Score for the music by Maurice Jarre.
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