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The Message, The Story of Islam
Author/Director: Moustapha Akkad
It is the 7th century and in Mecca powerful leaders are in conflict with Mohammad who attacks the many injustices their way of life produces - slavery, drunkenness and cruelty. Mohammad claims to have seen a vision of the Angel Gabriel and calls to the people of Mecca to worship one God only. After a revelation from God Mohammad agrees to take arms against Mecca. The Muslim troups are victorious. However, at the Battle of Uhud they are beaten. They accept a ten year truce, so that they can continue to spread the word of God.
NOTE: The original arabic version of this film is available in the MLTC library (ID 1124). The ASIN number for both listings in the MLTC library catalog refers to a special 30th anniversary edition that includes both disks. The two versions do not appear to be available separately any longer.
ISBN: ASIN: B000AQ6A4E
More Information: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0074896/
MTLC ID: 1111