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She (1965)

Unrated | | Adventure, Fantasy | 18 April 1965 (UK)
An Edwardian archaeologist and two companions stumble upon a lost city in East Africa, run by a beautiful queen whose love holds the promise of immortality.

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After doing military service in the Middle East, British archaeologist Holly, his valet and his handsome young friend Leo are spotted in Palestine and approached by a mysterious oriental who identified Leo by his uncanny likeness to the portrait on an ancient coin. An adventurous search for the lost Pharaonic city of Kuma proceeds relying on a recently-acquired map. Their hasty mini-expedition reaches a hidden city where the Hellenistic age is still alive. It is ruled by the supernatural Ayesha, 'She who must be obeyed', who believes Leo is is the reincarnation she waited for all those centuries of Callicrates, a companion of Alexander the Great. She offers him immortality and to share the throne as her eternal love, but it goes tragically wrong... Written by KGF Vissers

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Adventure | Fantasy

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18 April 1965 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

A Deusa da Cidade Perdida  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ursula Andress was re-voiced by Nikki Van der Zyl, the same actress who earlier dubbed her voice in the James Bond feature Dr. No (1962). See more »

Goofs

During the gunfight in the desert, the same Arab, wearing a striped dark red top and white pants, is shot from his mount three separate times. See more »

Quotes

Job: [to Holly upon first seeing Ayesha] They just don't make 'em like that any more, sir.
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Delicious adventure classic
6 February 2000 | by (Washington DC, USA) – See all my reviews

One really shouldn't need to say more about this movie than that it contains the gorgeous Ursula Andress in her most imperious role, plus the incredibly lovely Rosenda Monteiros. =) But if one must, one will say that this is a classic adventure of innocence, devoted to the concept of faithful and undying true love and the ancient dominion of the Divine Female over all. Completely knocked me over when I was 14 and hasn't lost anything since. I just love it.


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