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

Director:

Jerzy Kawalerowicz

Writers:

Boleslaw Prus (novel), Tadeusz Konwicki (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jerzy Zelnik ... 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
Kazimierz Opalinski ... 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 Józef Czerniawski ... Mentesufis - Priest of Amon
Edward Raczkowski ... Dagon
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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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Country:

Poland

Language:

Polish

Release Date:

11 March 1966 (Poland) See more »

Also Known As:

Фараон See more »

Company Credits

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Zespól Filmowy "Kadr" See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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While Boleslaw Prus, the author of "Pharaoh", wrote only a few novels, he is considered one of the best novelists of his times. Fellow writer Joseph Conrad was a fan of his work and considered him a better writer than Charles Dickens. See more »

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One of the best historical movies about the old Egypt.
11 February 2000 | by enehorSee 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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