THE SUN

AL -ANDALUS

By Ahmed ATEF

EGYPT FILMS - as PROD

Historical - Pre-Production 2011

In the Spanish city of Cordoba in the Ninth Century AD, at a time when the rest of Europe still languished in the Dark Ages, Christians, Jews, Muslims and atheists lived together in tolerance. This moment in history gave rise to some of humankind's greatest achievements in the arts and sciences.

    • Year of production
    • 2011
    • Genres
    • Historical
    • Countries
    • SPAIN, USA, FRANCE, UNITED KINGDOM
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Director(s)
    • Ahmed ATEF
    • Writer(s)
    • Ahmed ATEF, Nawara NEGM
    • Producer(s)
    • Anne EVRARD (Unimedia-Galaxy 7)
    • Synopsis
    • Ziryab is the genius of the Era in 822 AD who established a school of music,fashion and many kinds of refined living arts.The King of AL-Andalus urges him as musician and as his wife as Medical to bring new creations very soon. They are saved when the king traveled to wag a war. Ziryab take his family and student to the countryside of Spain to search for inspiration.The Flamencoco dance is born there. When Ziryab's son fall in Love with the niece of king of England who came to study at the school and was with them in this scientific and artistic trip, a war between Al-Andalus and England could happened.
    • Partners & financing
    • Unimedia ( France)
    • Beginning of shooting
    • May 01, 2010
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