'The Prophet': Salma Hayek brings Khalil Gibran’s lessons in life to the big screen

Paying homage to her Lebanese roots, Salma Hayek has taken on one of the world’s best-loved books, "The Prophet", in a new film adaptation. The actress and producer merges animation, music and poetry to create a visual celebration of life’s key moments. The film follows Almitra, Kamila and Mustafa and the philosophical questions they face.


Translated into more than 40 languages, "The Prophet" has been a best-seller since its publication in 1923. Salma Hayek sat down with us to talk about the universal appeal of the text. 

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