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The Message (1977)

The Message
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(33 ratings)
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Michael Ansara

Michael Ansara

Abu Sofyan
André Morell

André Morell

Abu-Talib


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H.A.L. Craig

H.A.L. Craig

Tewfik El-Hakim

Tewfik El-Hakim



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Release date: 8 July 1977
UPC: 013131048292
Islam (5), History (4), Libya (2), 1970s (2), Drama (2), Biography (2), Religion (2), Religious (2), Prophet (2), Action (1), Mustapha Akkad (1), Lebanon (1), Muhammad (1), Arabs (1), Reigious (1), Arabian (1), 1976 (1), Arab (1), War (1), Adventure (1)
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" Though this epic biopic deferred to Islamic law by never showing Mohammed, it was still condemned as sacrilegious and banned in many Arab countries."


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