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The film has the same title as the video game Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time developed and published by Ubisoftand is primarily based on it. Elements from Warrior Within and The Two Thronesthe two other titles from the Sands of Time trilogy of the Prince of Persia video game franchise, are also incorporated.
The film was premiered in London on May 5, and was officially released on May 28, in the United States. The film received generally mixed reviews from critics, who shared the consensus that the film was an improvement over video game adaptations and giving praise to the score, action scenes, humor and the acting performances particularly those of Gyllenhaal, Kingsley, Molina and Toby Kebbellwhile showing negative attention towards the screenplay and departure from the source material.
The film seems to be set in ancient Persia, as the film starts with a map portending to show the expanse of the Persian Empire years ago. The film set design appears to be based on Islamic Persia. Islamic architecture, with intricate use of geometric shapes and colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2, is shown. The cities in the film all appear to have minarets. The Allied Kingdom of Alamutshown in the movie, was not established until the 9th century after the Islamic Conquest of Persia.
Dastan, a street urchin in Persiais adopted by King Sharaman after showing courage. Fifteen colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2 later, the king's brother Nizam relays evidence to colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2 princes—Dastan, along with the king's biological sons Tus and Garsiv—that the holy city of Alamut is forging weapons for Persia's enemies.
Tus directs the Persian army to capture Alamut. Dastan and his friends breach the city and open a gate for the colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2.
During the attack, Dastan defeats a royal guard and takes from him a sacred dagger. Alamut falls to the Persians, but Princess Tamina denies that the city has any weapon forges. Tus asks her to marry him to unite the two nations, and she only accepts after seeing the dagger in Dastan's possession. At their celebratory banquet, Tus has Dastan give their father an embroidered robe. The robe is poisoned, fatally burning King Sharaman. Garsiv accuses Dastan of the king's murder, but Dastan escapes with Tamina.
Tus is appointed king and sets a bounty on Dastan's head. While in hiding, Tamina attempts to kill Dastan and steal the dagger, and in the struggle Dastan discovers the dagger enables the wielder to travel back in time. Dastan concludes that Tus invaded Alamut for the dagger, and decides to confront his brother at the funeral of colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2 king in Avrat.
On the way, the two are captured by merchant-bandits led by Sheik Amar who seeks the reward money, but they manage to escape. After arriving in Avrat, Dastan tries to convince his uncle Nizam of his innocence. Seeing burns on Nizam's hands, Dastan realizes that Nizam orchestrated the king's murder.
Furthermore, Nizam has set up an ambush for Dastan along the Persian streets, but after a conflict with Garsiv, Dastan escapes. Nizam sends a group of covert warriors, the Hassansinsto kill Dastan and find the dagger. During a sandstorm, Tamina tells Dastan that long ago, the gods unleashed a great sandstorm to destroy humanity but were moved by a young girl's offer to sacrifice herself in humanity's place and trapped the Sands of Time in a large sandglass.
Tamina is the latest guardian of the dagger, given to the young girl by the gods, which can pierce the sandglass and potentially destroy the world but also enable the dagger's wielder to travel further back in time than the one minute's worth of sand the dagger holds.
Dastan realizes that Nizam intends to travel back to his childhood, prevent himself from saving Sharaman from a lion attack, and grow up to be king of Persia in Sharaman's place. Amar captures the two again, but Dastan saves Amar's men from a Hassansin attack using the dagger. Amar is convinced to escort them to a sanctuary near Hindu Kushwhere Tamina will seal the dagger within the stone it first came from. At the sanctuary, they are found by Garsiv, whom Dastan convinces of his innocence, but the Hassansins ambush them, killing Garsiv and stealing the colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2.
Dastan's group travels back to Alamut to retrieve the dagger from Nizam and warn Tus of Nizam. Amar's right-hand man Seso dies retrieving the dagger for Dastan, who demonstrates the dagger's powers to Tus to convince him of the truth. Afterwards, Nizam interrupts them, kills Tus, and takes the dagger back. Tamina saves Dastan from being killed and the two head for the secret tunnels beneath the city that lead to the sandglass.
When they reach Nizam, he stabs the sandglass and throws them both off a cliff. Tamina sacrifices herself, releasing Dastan's hand and falling to her death to allow him to fight Nizam.
When Dastan removes the dagger from the sandglass, time rewinds to the moment he found the dagger. Dastan finds Tus and Garsiv and exposes Nizam's treachery. Nizam attempts to kill Dastan, but is subdued and killed by Tus. Tus apologizes to Tamina for the siege and proposes to strengthen the two nations' bond by marrying her to Dastan. Dastan returns the dagger to Tamina as an engagement gift and tells her he looks forward to their future together.
Under John August as executive producer, the series' creator Jordan Mechner was hired to write the script. Producer Jerry Bruckheimer 's Pirates of the Caribbean film trilogy served as a touchstone in how a theme park ride was converted into a film franchise. According to Mechner, "Rather than do a straight beat-for-beat adaptation of the new videogame, we're taking some cool elements from the game and using them to craft a new story. Early inDisney announced Prince of Persia as one of its tentpole films and by June had scheduled a release date for July 10,before having a final script or any actors attached.
His assistant played the video games and gave the director key details. The screenwriter left out elements of the Prince of Persia video games Warrior Within and The Two Thrones and did not anticipate including these elements in the film's possible sequels. When filming began, the film's release date was postponed to Colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2 28,with the studio colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2 enough time for the post-production process in designing the film's special effects.
The profit margin on the Pirates of the Caribbean films was compromised by overspending as special effects teams rushed to complete the films for their release dates. The leading characters of the film all speak with recognisable English accents. In Marchdirector Newell selected Morocco as a shooting location for Prince of Persia and also planned to film in Pinewood Studios.
Production was scheduled to begin in mid-June Alanis Morissette composed the theme song for the film, named "I Remain". Disney's marketing strategy included a step by step release of the film. The film was not released in the United States until May 28 to try to profit from the potentially higher audience on Memorial Day weekend.
The poster made its debut as a background prop in a Bruckheimer production, Confessions of a Shopaholicsimilar to how Warner Bros. Disney released merchandise such as action figures, Lego sets, costumes and a replica Dagger of Time.
It also released a graphic novel colonna sonora del film Sex and the City 2 Prince of Persia: Before the Sandstormwhich will act as a prequel to the film. Also, a video game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal titled Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands and was released alongside the film; however, the game's story is unrelated to the film, and instead takes place between the first two games in the Sands of Time trilogy.
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