Journey to Mecca (2009)

Director
Bruce Neibaur

Main cast
Chems-Eddine Zinoune; Hassam Ghancy; Nabil Elouahabi; Nadim Sawalha

Genres
Drama, History

Description
The 20 year old Muslim religious law student Ibn Battuta (1304–1368), whose full name was Abu Abdullah Muhammed Ibn Abdullah Al Lawati Al Tanji Ibn Battuta, set out from Tangier, a city in northern Morocco, in 1325, on a pilgrimage to Mecca, some 3,000 miles (over 4,800 km) to the East. The journey took him 18 months to complete and along the way he met with misfortune and adversity, including attack by bandits, rescue by Bedouins, fierce sand storms and dehydration.


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