Directed by Moustapha Akkad, "The Message" (also known as "Mohammed - Der Gesandte Gottes", "Mohammed, Messenger of God") is a Biography/Drama film, released in the USA on March 09 of 1977 . Anthony Quinn is starring, alongside Irene Papas, Michael Ansara, Johnny Sekka and Michael Forest.
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Who directed "The Message":
The Message was directed by Moustapha Akkad, a Syrian producer, and director.
Since The Message, Moustapha Akkad directed Lion of the Desert, released in 1981.
What was the release date of "The Message":
The Message was initally released in the United States on Wednesday, March 09, 1977. Other films released on Wednesday, March 09, 1977 are Joseph Andrews (dir. Tony Richardson) and Islands in the Stream (dir. Franklin J. Schaffner). This was forty-two (42) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, July 14, 1977 in Germany.
Who is at the casting of "The Message":
At the casting of The Message we find Anthony Quinn, previously seen in The Marseille Contract (1974) and The Don Is Dead (1973); Irene Papas (Non si sevizia un paperino (1972), Roma bene (1971)); Michael Ansara (It's Alive (1974), Stand Up and Be Counted (1972)) [ more... ]
- Irene Papas and Anthony Quinn also appeared together in Lion of the Desert, released in 1981.
- Irene Papas and Anthony Quinn have both also be seen in A Dream of Kings, released in 1969.
What is the Storyline of "The Message":
The film follows Muhammad starting with Islam's beginnings in Mecca in which the Muslims are persecuted for their beliefs, the exodus to Medina, and ending with the Muslims' triumphant return to Mecca. A number of crucial events, such as the Battle of Badr and Battle of Uhud are depicted, and the majority of the story is told from the point-of-view of peripheral individuals such as Hamza ibn `Abd al-Muttalib (Muhammad's uncle), Abu Sufyan (the leader of Mecca) and his wife Hind bint Utbah (enemies of Islam [...]
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