• Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet (2015)

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

Release Date: August 7th, 2015

PG |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

A dissident being kept under house arrest recounts valuable lessons in a series of vignettes while a mischievous young woman causes trouble in her town.

Cast: Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Quvenzhané Wallis, Loreto Peralta, Alfred Molina, Frank Langella, John Kassir

Director: Roger Allers

Genres: Drama , Animated , Children

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Peter SobczynskiRogerEbert.com

    A wildly ambitious and frequently fascinating film that moviegoers of all ages should find both entertaining and provocative in equal measure. show more

  • 40
    James RocchiTheWrap

    Anyone looking for an introduction to Gibran’s poetry can find it in any bookstore; Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet is achingly well intentioned, but not especially well executed, and its failings as a film can’t be overlooked. show more

  • 63
    Molly EichelPhiladelphia Inquirer

    There are the bare bones of a plot, but the true purpose of this animated feature is to highlight Gibran's poetic essays, recited sonorously by Liam Neeson. show more

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