40 years on, a controversial film on Islam's origins is now a classic

Mourners carry the coffin of filmmaker Moustapha Akkad in Aleppo, Syria, on Nov. 13, 2005. Akkad and his daughter Rima were killed in a suicide bombing in Jordan.
Mourners carry the coffin of filmmaker Moustapha Akkad in Aleppo, Syria, on Nov. 13, 2005. Akkad and his daughter Rima were killed in a suicide bombing in Jordan.