The Message, The Story of Islam

Media: DVD
Author/Director: Moustapha Akkad
Language: Arabic
Subtitles: None

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.

The dialog for this movie is in English.  There are no subtitles.

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.

More Information:
MTLC ID: 1111