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Pharaoh (1966)

Faraon (original title)
Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers.

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Cast

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Ramses XIII / Lycon
Wieslawa Mazurkiewicz ...
Nikotris - Ramses XII's Wife
Barbara Brylska ...
Kama - Priestess of Astharte (as Barbara Bryl)
Krystyna Mikolajewska ...
Sarah - Jewish Girl
Ewa Krzyzewska ...
Hebron - Tutmosis' Girl
Piotr Pawlowski ...
Herhor - High-Priest of Amon
Leszek Herdegen ...
Pentuer - Egyptian Prophet
Stanislaw Milski ...
Mephres - High Priest
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Béroès - Chaldean Prophet
Mieczyslaw Voit ...
Priest of Seth
Alfred Lodzinski ...
Hiram - Phenician Prince
Andrzej Girtler ...
Ramses XII
Emir Buczacki ...
Tutmosis - Ramses XIII's Friend (as Jerzy Buczacki)
Józef Czerniawski ...
Mentesufis - Priest of Amon
Edward Raczkowski ...
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Young Pharaoh Ramses XIII clashes with Egypt's clergy over influence on the affairs of the state and its coffers.

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11 March 1966 (Poland)  »

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Фараон  »

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In 1967, the Polish film magazine FILM awarded the Golden Duck for Best Film of 1966 to Faraon. See more »

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One of the best historical movies about the old Egypt.
11 February 2000 | by (Spain) – See all my reviews

This movie is about the fight between a Pharaoh (Ramses XIII) and the spiritual power. Almost all the historical details were revised by egyptologist. Show the little power of the Pharaohs in the New Empire.


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