Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet

The director of The Lion King assembles a group of animators from around the world to interpret a poem from Kahlil Gibran’s classic poetry prose book, each in a different animated style. Features the voices of Liam Neeson, Salma Hayek, John Krasinski, Quvenzhané Wallis, Alfred Molina and Frank Langella .

2014Rating: TBC84 minsUSA, Canada, Lebanon, Qatar
Animated

Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet / Reviews

Variety

Variety

A work of essential spiritual enlightenment, elegantly interpreted by nine of the world's leading independent animators, all tied up and wrapped in a family-friendly bow by "The Lion King" director Roger Allers.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

This collection of eight mini-sermons falls flat.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Readers who regard Gibran as source of profound wisdom will delight in this celebration of his work; skeptics who dismiss his poetry as portentous and overblown should wait for the disc to come out and enjoy the imagery with the sound on low.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Lovely at times but something of a bore as a whole, the film's wisdom is too adult for kids and its story too simple for grown-ups.

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