Horses of God

Horses of God

Downloadable Video - 2014 | Arabic
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Ten year-old Yachine and his 13-year-old brother Hamid live in Sidi Moumen, an impoverished slum on the outskirts of Casablanca. Hamid, though just a child, works hard to sustain his family by any means, but eventually get involved with the "wrong crowd" and becomes one of the local neighborhood bosses. Yet, he continues to fiercely protect his brother Yachine - until the day he is thrown into prison. After years in jail, Hamid returns home a changed man: he is now an Islamic fundamentalist
Publisher: [United States] : Kino Lorber : Made available through hoopla, 2014
Branch Call Number: Movie/TV Download
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 115 min.)) : sound, color
Alternative Title: Chevaux de Dieu

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Ky68RasK
Sep 15, 2017

Must be seen. Truly excellent.

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singidunum_25
Apr 16, 2017

Powerful story of the evolution of young boys into suicide bombing terrorists, told in very realistic way.

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JackPurcell
May 20, 2015

Well worth watching

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mistical
Apr 01, 2015

Not always easy to watch, but very revealing, very compelling

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voisjoe1_0
Dec 02, 2014

The film explores the life of Islamic boys as they transition from young innocent s to potential suicide bombers. When the time for their martyrdom draws near, there is a scene where they get to see a large city for the first time in their lives. That is how isolated from the rest of the world this group of potential martyrs are – inexperienced of what is outside their small village. This is the best dramatic film I have seen that depicts suicide bombers and it portrays their evolution from youth to hardened martyrs.

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