Destiny (1997 film)

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Destiny FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Youssef Chahine
Produced by Humbert Balsan
Gabriel Khoury
Written by Youssef Chahine
Khaled Youssef
Starring Nour El-Sherif
Cinematography Mohsen Nasr
Edited by Rashida Abdel Salam
Release date(s)
  • 9 May 1997 (1997-05-09)
Running time 135 minutes
Country Egypt
Language Arabic

Destiny (Arabic: المصير‎, translit. Al-massir) is a 1997 French-Egyptian historical drama film directed by Youssef Chahine. It was screened out of competition at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

The film is about Averroes, a 12th-century philosopher from Muslim-controlled Andalusia who would be known as the most important commentator on Aristotle.


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  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Destiny". Retrieved 2009-09-27. 

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