Official Selection out of Competition | 96 min | 2019

THE KNIGHT AND THE PRINCESS

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About the Film

Inspired by a 7th century Arab warrior, the plot follows young adventurer Mohammed Bin Alkassim with a fictional twist. At the age of 15, he believed that anything was possible, and he took it upon himself to save women and children abducted by pirates in the Indian sea. As he turned 17, he was ready to take on the tyrant king Daher. He left his hometown Basra, Iraq with his lifelong friend Zaid, and his mentor, Abu Alaswad, in an exciting adventure to free Sind.

Film Info

Section Official Selection out of Competition
Year 2019
Length 96 min
Language Arabic with subtitles in English
Country Egypt, Saudi Arabia
Premiere World Premiere

Film Credits

Director Bashir El Deek, Ibrahim Mousa
Screenplay Bashir El Deek
Cinematography Ibrahim Mousa
Music Haitham Al-Khamissi
Editing Solafa Nour Eldin
Producer Alabbas Bin Alabbas
Production Company Alsahar Animation
Sound Design
Sound Mostafa Ali
Cast Medhat Saleh, Mohamed Henedy, Donia Samir Ghanem, Maged El Kedwany, Abdel Rahman Abou Zahra, Ghassan Matar, Abla Kamel, Saeed Saleh, Amina Rizk

Film Contacts

Directed by: Bashir El Deek, Ibrahim Mousa