Pharaoh

Faraon, 1966, 175 min.

Pharaoh (1966)

Awards

1966

Academy Award nomination, Best Foreign Language Film,
Golden Palm nomination for Jerzy Kawalerowicz at Cannes Film Festival, 1966

Production

Director Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Screenplay Jerzy Kawalerowicz, Tadeusz Konwocki,
based on a novel by Boleslaw Prus
Cinematography Jerzy Wojcik
Music Adam Walacinski

Cast

Ramses XIII Jerzy Zelnik
Nikotris Wieslaw Mazurkiewiz
Kama Barbara Brylska
Sarah Krystyna Mikolajewska
Hebron Ewa Krzyzaniowska
Tutmosis Jerzy Buczacki
Pentuer Leszek Herdegen
Memphres Stanislaw Milski
Herhor Piotr Pawlowski

Story

Set in ancient Egypt. A large-scale custume epic about lust of power.