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Destiny (1997)

10/16/1998 (US) DramaHistory 2h 16m
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In the 12th century's Andalusia lives Ibn Rushd a prominent islamic philosopher with his wife Zeinab and daughter Sara. The principality is ruled by Khalifa ElMansour who has two sons, ElNasser, an intellectual that likes Ibn Rush and is in love with his daughter Sara. The younger son Abdallah is more into dancing and poetry, spending most of his times with the gypsy family and getting the daughter pregnant. The Khalifa is depending on the extremists to build his army granting them more power which they use to combat artists and philosophers. The extremists succeed in recruiting Abd Allah and train him to kill his father. Events go on where Marawan, the gypsy singer, is killed and Ibn Rushd's books are burnt. Adapted from the real life of Ibn Rushd AlMasir is Chahine's statement against extremism.

  1. Youssef Chahine

    Director, Writer

  2. Khaled Youssef


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  1. Nour El-Sherif

    Nour El-Sherif


  2. Layla Olwy

    Layla Olwy


  3. Mahmoud Hemida

    Mahmoud Hemida

    Al Mansour, The Caliph

  4. Safia El Emary

    Safia El Emary

    Averroes' Wife

  5. Mohamed Mounir

    Mohamed Mounir

  6. Khaled El Nabawy

    Khaled El Nabawy

    Nasser, The Crown Prince

  7. Seif Abdelrahman

    Seif Abdelrahman

  8. Abdalla Mahmoud

    Abdalla Mahmoud


  9. Ahmed Fouad Selim

    Ahmed Fouad Selim

    Cheikh Riad

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Original Title المصير

Status Released

Original Language Arabic

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