Cairo – Gololy
The movie's staff, Jaber, stopped filming in Jordan and determined to cancel the movie after the "ado" brought on by the script.
Jabir's movie provoked controversy and anger amongst Jordanians, due to the work of claiming the fitting of Jews in southern Jordan, particularly Petra, in addition to their proper to Palestine.
Director of the movie Mohieddin Kandour mentioned in an announcement that the staff determined to cancel the filming of the movie after a case of ado about it, and to forestall something that would hurt nationwide unity or elevate any points points.
Kandour added that the explanation for the cancellation can be because of the misunderstanding of a number of the movie's message, and others to twist the texts and use them to prejudice the nationwide constants that I consider in.
The Jordanian Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, ordered the formation of a committee to review the state of affairs of the movie, and decide whether or not it touches the Jordanian constants, or the Jordanian historical past.
The movie revolves round a boy from Petra who finds a stone in Petra with Hebrew inscriptions, after which sells it to a overseas archaeologist, who’s then smuggled.
The movie was co-represented by Jordanian, American, British and Russian actors, however Jordanian actors withdrew due to what they mentioned had been fallacies within the screenplay.
Jordanian actor Ali Alian mentioned in tv remarks that the principle dispute with the director was due to the content material, as there are historic inaccuracies in it, particularly for the time interval talked about by the movie, because it signifies that Jews lived greater than 1200 years in Jordan.
Filming was supposed to start inside days in Jordan, together with Petra.