The story, loosely based on a video game franchise, involves a Persian prince named Dastan, (Jake Gyllenhaal, who gets his hands on a magical dagger that uses mystical sand to send the user a minute back in time. Dastan is framed for killing his father, the king, and finds himself on the run with the dagger's guardian (Gemma Arterton) in an effort to thwart a scheme to use the dagger's power source to reverse time in favor of a new ruler. Drawing inspiration from current political times, the film, which is set in 550 A.D., presents a number of anachronistic subplots, beginning with a controversial invasion of a Middle Eastern nation over the threat of weapons
Steve Toussaint,Jake Gyllenhaal,Alfred Molina,Toby Kebbell,Gemma Arterton,Ben Kingsley
Set in the mystical lands of Persia, PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME is an epic action-adventure about a rogue prince (JAKE GYLLENHAAL) and a mysterious princess (GEMMA ARTERTON) who race against dark forces to safeguard an ancient dagger capable of releasing the Sands of Time-a gift from the gods that can reverse time and allow its possessor to rule the world.