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Sheikh Jackson (2017)

| Drama | 2017 (Egypt)
An Islamic cleric has a crisis of faith when he hears the news that his childhood idol, Michael Jackson, has died.

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Mahmoud El-Bezzawy
Amina Khalil
Ahmed Malek
Dorra Zarrouk
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An Islamic cleric has a crisis of faith when he hears the news that his childhood idol, Michael Jackson, has died.

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