Kahlil Gibran’s timeless prose has been given enchanting new form in this breathtaking animated adventure about freedom and the power of human expression.
Set in a Mediterranean seaside village, Kamila cleans house for exiled artist and poet Mustafa, but the more difficult job is keeping her free-spirited young daughter Almitra out of trouble. The three embark on a journey meant to end with Mustafa’s return home – but first they must evade the authorities who fear the truth in his words. Written and directed by Roger Allers ("The Lion King"), with stunning poetic sequences designed and directed by acclaimed animation directors from around the world, including Oscar®-nominated or winning directors Tomm Moore, Joan Gratz, and Bill Plympton.
"Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet" features the voices of Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek-Pinault, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Krasinski, Frank Langella and Alfred Molina, and boasts a score composed by Gabriel Yared, with additional music by songwriters Damien Rice, Glen Hansard and Lisa Hannigan, and Grammy®-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Producers are Salma Hayek-Pinault, Clark Peterson, José Tamez and Ron Senkowski. Executive producers are Steve Hanson, François Pinault, Jeff Skoll, Jonathan King, Julia Lebedev, Leonid Lebedev, Naël Nasr, Haytham Nasr, Jean Riachi, Julien Khabbaz and William Nix. 84 minutes; Rating: PG
Written and Directed by: Roger Allers
Chapter Artists: Tomm Moore, Michal Socha, Joan Gratz, Nina Paley, Joann Sfar, Bill Plympton, Mohammed Saeed Harib and Paul and Gaeton Brizzi
Cast: Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek-Pinault, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Krasinski, Frank Langella and Alfred Molina
Composer: Gabriel Yared, with additional music by songwriters Damien Rice, Glen Hansard and Lisa Hannigan. Grammy-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma also contributes to the score
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