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Day of the Falcon [DVD] [2011]

  • SKU: 8429093
  • Release Date: 03/26/2013
  • Rating: R

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    67% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 3)

    Special Features

    • The making of Day of the Falcon: a 40-minute documentary
    • Transforming the desert: the visual effects of Day of the Falcon
    • From storyboard-to-screen


    Day of the Falcon
    The long-running feud between an emir and a sultan reignites following a surprising discovery about the strip of land that has been the source of so much contention in this drama from acclaimed director Jean-Jacques Annaud (The Name of the Rose, Seven Years in Tibet). Nesib (Antonio Banderas), emir of Hobeika, and Amar (Mark Strong), sultan of Salmaah, both claim ownership of the Yellow Belt, a vast area of land that separates the two men. Eventually, Nesib and Amar strike an agreement that seems to satisfy them both: In exchange for Nesib adopting Amar's sons Saleeh and Auda, the Yellow Belt will remain a no-man's-land. Years later, Saleeh has grown into a fierce warrior and dreams of reuniting with his father, while Auda remains content to spend his days reading and soaking up knowledge. Tensions begin to simmer between the two adversaries once again, however, when a Texas oil prospector reveals to Nesib that the Yellow Belt is brimming with black gold, and that selling it could mean untold riches. As Nesib grows obsessed with the idea of attaining unlimited wealth and power, the ultimate confrontation draws near. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Tahar Rahim
      Tahar Rahim - Auda
    • Antonio Banderas
      Antonio Banderas - Nesib
    • Mark Strong
      Mark Strong - Amar
    • Freida Pinto
      Freida Pinto - Leyla
    • Rizwan Ahmed
      Rizwan Ahmed - Ali

    Customer rating

    Rating 3.7 out of 5 stars with 3 reviews

    would recommend to a friend
    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      A Nice Historical Movie!

      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase
      • My Best Buy® MemberMember

      I liked the movie. It has a nice story based on true events and the cast is very good. The movie is a little slow in the beginning but it will catch up later. The cinematography is very good. The Blu Ray disc is also good and Best Buy sale price was unbeatable. The video and audio are both very good. I wish the disc included a Digital HD copy of the movie. I recommend the movie.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      passed the time its ok

      • Verified PurchaserVerified Purchase

      its OK but got slow in spots///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

      An average movie.


      This movie is average by my rating. A lot of dialogues, and the acting is fair. The plot is simple.

      No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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