Release date 1990 (1990)
Initial release 1990
Cinematography Girolamo La Rosa
Written by Souheil Ben-Barka
|Directed by Souheil Ben-Barka
Produced by Alo Khodzhlev Leo Pescarolo Jaime Oriol
Starring Massimo Ghini Ángela Molina
Music by Anvar Ergashev Vladimir Martynov
Directors Souheil Ben-Barka, Uchkun Nazarov
Cast Massimo Ghini, Ángela Molina
Music director Vladimir Martynov, Anvar Ergashev
Similar Sous les pieds des femmes, L'arma, Three Strangers in Rome, Riches - belles - etc, L'udienza
The Battle of the Three Kings (Russian: Bitva tryokh koroley, Italian: La battaglia dei tre tamburi di fuoco, Spanish: La batalla de los tres reyes, also known as Drums of Fire) is a 1990 Soviet-Italian-Spanish-Moroccan historical adventure-drama film directed by Souheil Ben-Barka and Uchkun Nazarov and starring Massimo Ghini and Ángela Molina. It depicts real life events of the Saadi Sultan of Morocco Abd el Malek I.
The film tells the story of the Saadi dynasty prince Abdelmalek, exiled from Morocco by his brothers. Since his exile, he will live twenty adventurous years: fight the Spanish Inquisition, take part in the Battle of Lepanto, be incarcerated in Alicante prison, and assist in the Conquest of Tunis. Eventually, he returns to Morocco to fulfill his destiny.