Al Qadisiyya is a 1981 Iraqi drama film directed by Salah Abu Seif. It was entered into the 12th Moscow International Film Festival. The historical film was produced in tandem with Egypt and with Iraq’s Cinema and Theatre Department.
|Directed by||Salah Abu Seif|
|Written by||Mahfouz Abdel Rahman|
Ali Ahmad Bakathir
Salah Abu Seif
Ezzat El Alaili
|Music by||Walid Gholmieh|
The film portrays the Battle of al-Qadisiyyah, in which the Islamic army of Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas (after the death beforehand of Al-Muthanna ibn Haritha) definitively ended the Sassanid Empire by defeating the Persian forces of Rostam Farrokhzad.
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