Saadia (1953)

Saadia is a wild, strange Arab girl whose life has been dominated by a local sorceress, a vengeful outcast in the community, who has convinced her she has the "evil eye" and brings disaster to all who love her. French doctor Henrik takes her to his clinic, for rehabilitation purposes, and falls in love with her as does his friend, Si Lahssen, the reigning prince of this small Moroccan state. When a plague falls on the town, Saadia is convinced she is responsible, and rides alone into the mountain country to retrieve the plague serum being held for ransom by bandits. The love triangle dominates most of the rest of the film.

Directing:
  • Albert Lewin

Writing:
  • Albert Lewin
  • Francis D'Autheville

Stars:
Release Date: 1953-12-01
themoviedb icon 4.5/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 82

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Richard Johnson
Richard Johns...
Lt. Girard
Cornel Wilde
Cornel Wilde
Si Lahssen
Rita Gam
Rita Gam
Saadia
Marne Maitland
Marne Maitlan...
Horse dealer
Peter Copley
Peter Copley
Leader Mokhazenis
Mel Ferrer
Mel Ferrer
Henrik
Michel Simon
Michel Simon
Bou Rezza
Cyril Cusack
Cyril Cusack
Khadir
Jacques Dufilho
Jacques Dufil...
Bandit leader
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