Saturday, May 2, 2015

Kahlil Gibran's poetry is animated to life in The Prophet's exclusive online trailer

By Nina Terrero
An animated film inspired by a Lebanese poet may not be considered everyone’s usual summer fare. But that’s precisely why Kahlil Gibran’s "The Prophet"—based on his 1923 book of philosophical essays—lends itself to audiences eager for a colorful antidote to CG and special effects-heavy offerings, according to producer Salma Hayek. “I think it’s an experience for families that’s entertaining, uplifting, and inspirational all at once,” she says. “We parents need content to take our children to that is actually going to push them to go somewhere new, where they are actually using their minds.” [link]

Official Trailer: "Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet" (August 21)