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Cleopatra's Daughter (1960)
"Il sepolcro dei re" (original title)

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Shila - Cleopatra's Daughter
Ettore Manni ...
Resi - Pharaoh's Physician
Erno Crisa ...
Kefren - Tegi's Councellor
Corrado Pani ...
Pharaoh Nemorat / Keops
Yvette Lebon ...
Queen-Mother Tegi
Andreina Rossi ...
Kefren's Mistress
Ivano Staccioli
Angelo Dessy
Renato Mambor
Nando Tamberlani ...
(as Fernando Tamberlani)
Stefania Ré
Rosalba Neri
Betsy Bell
Amerigo Santarelli
Pietro Ceccarelli ...
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Cleopatra, after the civil war that followed the assassination of Caesar, met with Marc Antony in Assyria where they planned the defense of Egypt against the Romans. Before leaving, Cleopatra entrusted her young daughter, Shila, to the rulers of Assyria to be brought up as their own. After Marc Antony's defeat and Cleopatra's death, Egypt, for the next twenty years, was torn apart and ruled by a youthful Pharaoh, Nemorat, with his despot Queen Mother, Tegi, who desired to unite both kingdoms and strengthen her son's rule by conquering Assyria and making Shila, now a beautiful woman, his queen. Written by Artemis-9

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More beautiful and desirable than Cleopatra herself!


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Minor epic succeeds in adventurous entertainment
24 February 2004 | by (Fairfax, VA) – See all my reviews

The beautiful young Sushila (Debra Paget) is forced into a political marriage with young Pharaoh Nemorat in order to consolidate power. However, the young Pharaoh is beset with mental illness and the marriage becomes dangerous, all the while the chief advisor Kefren (a menacing Erno Crisa) and his scheming mistress plot to destroy the unstable pair. The girl is framed for an attempt on the vulnerable king's life and sentenced to death. Meanwhile, her sympathetic would-be lover, the handsome physician Resi (Ettore Manni in one of his best roles)concocts a scheme to save her by drugging her to appear dead and reviving her later when they can escape. However, she is sealed into her former young husband's tomb with the air supply rapidly running out. The action plot proceeds at a brisk pace and holds viewers interest which is increased by well-acted parts with attractive players, great costumes and sets.


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