Prince of Persia synopsis

From the team that brought the "Pirates of the Caribbean" trilogy to the big screen, Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films present PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME, an epic action-adventure set in the mystical lands of Persia. A rogue prince (JAKE GYLLENHAAL) reluctantly joins forces with a mysterious princess (GEMMA ARTERTON) and together, they battle dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time - a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.

PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME is directed by Mike Newell ("Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"), the cast includes SIR BEN KINGSLEY and ALFRED MOLINA, and the screenplay is written by Doug Miro & Carlo Bernard adapted from a story by Jordan Mechner and Boaz Yakin.

Synopsis notes:

  • Director Mike Newell's credits include "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire," "Donnie Brasco," starring Al Pacino and Johnny Depp, "Pushing Tin," "Four Weddings and a Funeral" and "Dance With A Stranger."
  • Among numerous other awards and nominations, Jerry Bruckheimer Films have been honoured with 41 Academy Award┬« nominations, with six wins, and 23 Golden Globe┬« nominations, with four wins.
  • PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME was filmed near Marrakesh, Ouarzazate and Erfoud in Morocco, as well as at Pinewood Studios in Great Britain.

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