The 2015 St George Lebanese Film Festival are excited to announce the official Sydney Premiere of Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet!
Written and directed by Roger Allers, the new and visually stunning animated feature has an impressive line up of world class directors, producers, animators and voice overs.
Inspired by the beloved classic, Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is a richly-animated tale of an unlikely friendship between a young, mischievous girl and an imprisoned poet.
Interwoven with Gibran’s lyrical and inspiring words on the true nature of love, work, freedom and marriage, the film is written and directed by Roger Allers with stunning “chapters” from a host of award-winning and renowned international artists and musicians including Tomm Moore, Michal Socha, Joan Gratz, Nina Paley, Joann Sfar, Bill Plympton, Mohammed Saeed Harib and Paul and Gaeton Brizzi.
Featuring the voices of Liam Neeson, Lebanese and Mexican actress Salma Hayek-Pinault, Quvenzhané Wallis, John Krasinski, Frank Langella and Alfred Molina, Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet boasts a score composed by Lebanese musiciam Gabriel Yared, with additional music by songwriters Damien Rice, Glen Hansard and Lisa Hannigan. Grammy-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma contributes to the score. 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.
Details of the special event will be announced on Tuesday 21 July 2015!