The Battle of the Three Kings

TitleThe Battle of the Three Kings
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1990
AuthorsBen-Barka, Souheil, and Uchkun Nazarov
Running Time139 min
Date Released12/1990
DistributorMadrid Distribuido
CountrySoviet Union; Italy; Spain; Morocco
Publication Languageeng

A grand scale historical drama about the Mediterranean region set in the 16th century, this film tells the story of the Saadi dynasty prince Abdelmalek I, exiled from Morocco by his brothers. In exile, he will live twenty adventurous years: fighting the Spanish Inquisition, taking part in the Battle of Lepanto, being incarcerated in Alicante prison, and assisting in the Conquest of Tunis. Eventually, he returns to Morocco to fulfill his destiny. [From Wikipedia.]


Angela Molina, Fernando Rey, Massimo Ghi╠łni.


Directed by Souheil Ben-Barka and Uchkun Nazarov; Produced by Alo Khodzhlev, Leo Pescarolo, and Jaime Oriol; Written by: Souheil Ben-Barka and Guido Castillo; Music: Anvar Ergashev and Vladimir Martynov; Cinematography: Girolamo La Rosa.


Action, Drama, History

Translated TitleDrums of Fire
Original PublicationLa batalla de los tres reyes:Tambores de fuego; Bitva tryokh koroley;
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