The Prophet

2014

Action / Animation / Drama

29
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Certified Fresh 69%
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Upright 88%
IMDb Rating 0 10 0

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Salma Hayek as Kamila
Liam Neeson as Mustafa
John Krasinski as Halim
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by pdking77 10 / 10

Thought provoking, moving masterpiece

I'm not one to write reviews very often but I couldn't leave this be. I was hesitant to watch The Prophet because I loved the book so much and have still been moved by it years later, but curiosity got the best of me. Because of the impact of the book, it's impossible to write a critical, objective review. With that in mind... To begin with, the animation is phenomenal. Each topic is done with different styles and all are eye catching and artistic in their own way. The framework story animation is fluid with no repetitive frames. Colors are vivid without being distracting; voice acting is first rate and natural. Liam Neeson initially wouldn't have been my first choice for Mustafa, but after watching, I couldn't imagine anyone else could have had a finer, more moving performance. Selma Hayek did a beautiful job as Kamila. But the entire package together is an extremely moving, emotional, thought provoking and unforgettable. Very rarely have I ever been moved by anything on the screen, large or small, but this did in a huge way. Realizing that putting Kahlil Gibran's masterwork on a screen would be nearly impossible because the book affects everyone in their individual way, this production was able to remain true to the core of the work. Granted, there were some omissions and alternations, but the essence of Gibran's jewel is still very much on display. Unlike just about every other movie or performance I've ever seen, The Prophet has occupied my mind long after watching it.

Reviewed by datautisticgamer-74853 8 / 10

Borderline unrivaled animation to hide nothing really special

This movie was a rather fascinating present I received last year from my brother. Since today was a particularly droll day, we decided to watch The Prophet at his request. What followed was a very stereotypically fraternal dual reaction to it. But that isn't important, so let's get on to the good items. The story is, of course, adapted from Khalil Gibran's identically named fable compilation, though since it focuses more on specific Prophet fables than others, it is rather disadvantaged and disappointing as a movie plot. If the movie was in production longer, then surely it could have been possible to work in other chapters, as with only some of the 26, it doesn't have full potential. The characters are better than the story, as they translate better into a 1:24 movie better than each fable (or reference to) does. Of course, they did take much- needed time to introduce characters not from the source, but given how Almustafa was really the sole important shared character in the collection, it really was a great idea. Not to mention, I am actually somewhat jealous of Almitra's ability to parkour, which proves important in many scenes. As a downside, though, most of the other characters are forgettable, and in some cases not when they are meant to be. However, potentially the biggest saving grace in all of animation comes in this film's... well, animation. I was dazzled, concerned, scared, mystified, and hypnotized due to the animation, which undergoes several different styles. All of them, however, can be summed up as graceful and absolutely successful in depicting everything else. To sum up, expect from this movie a bit like what you'd expect from The Red Turtle: fantastic animation but not a lot of other notable substance. By all means, do check it out if you cannot deny curiosity.

Reviewed by Julia Arsenault (ja_kitty_71) 10 / 10

A great film with visually astounding animation

I was curious about this film, after I had watched the trailer online, and I was fortunate to find it on Netflix. I thought it was a visually astounding movie, and I was glad that there was a chance for 2D animation in 2014, when it comes to animated movies.

The film's story is about an exiled poet/artist named Mustafa and his relationship with a struggling widow (and his housekeeper) Kamila and her mute daughter Almitra. The film is also about the impact Mustafa's words had on the townspeople, but the town's militant government thinks those words are seditious...stupid!

I thought the casting was excellent with Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek and Frank Langella. I don't have any particular scene I like, because I love it from beginning to end. So like I had said this film visually astounding with great animation.

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