(ANSA) – ROME, JUN 12 – ‘The Lady of Heaven’, the British film denounced by groups of Muslim faithful as “blasphemous”, has been banned in Morocco. The Ulema council, reports BBC, branded it as “a flagrant falsification” of Islam. The film has already been withdrawn in Great Britain by the large cinema chain Cineworld after protests in front of theaters in several cities.
The film, a work with a historical background in which Fatima, daughter of the Prophet Mohammed, is interpreted in flesh and blood: something considered as a blasphemy by some observant religious circles according to which the tradition of Islam does not allow any kind of images of her to be shown. most revered figures.
The film’s producer, Malik Shibak, a Muslim by birth, denied any blasphemous intentions. (HANDLE).