Controversial film version of the life of the prophet Mohammed. Set in the 7th century, it shows how Mohammed received a message from God calling him to bring his people together under one religion and then to take arms against the city of Mecca, home of the powerful religious leaders. Mohammed is never portrayed directly in the film, but is seen rather through the effects his actions have upon others.
United Kingdom released, Blu-Ray/Region B DVD: LANGUAGES: Arabic ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), Arabic ( Dolby DTS-HD Master Audio ), English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Dolby DTS-HD Master Audio ), ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN (1.78:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: 2-DVD Set, Anamorphic Widescreen, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: It is the 7th century and in Mecca, where powerful leaders are in conflict with Mohammad who attacks the many injustices their way of life produces - slavery, drunkeness and cruelty. Mohammad claims to have seen a vision of the Angel Gabriel and calls to the people of Mecca to worship one God only. After a revelation from God, Mohammad agrees to take arms against Mecca and at the Wells of Bedr the inexperienced Moslem troops are victorious. However, at the Battle of Uhud they are beaten. They accept a ten year truce, so that they can continue to spread the word of God. Mohammad is the prophet... The Messenger of God. SCREENED/AWARDED AT: Oscar Academy Awards, ...The Message ( The Message: The Story of Islam ) ( Mohammad: Messenger of God ) (Blu-Ray)