Jerzy Zelnik, Wiesława Mazurkiewicz, Barbara Brylska, Krystyna Mikołajewska, Ewa Krzyżewska, Piotr Pawłowski, Leszek Herdegen, Stanisław Milski, A. Girtler
Cinematography, Jerzy Wójcik, in cooperation with Wiesław Zdort ; editor, Wiesława Otocka ; music, Adam Walaciński ; presenter, Studio Filmowe KADR ; director, Jerzy Kawalerowicz ; screenplay, Tadeusz Konwicki, Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Set in Egypt at the end of the New Kingdom, a power struggle develops between Ramses XIII, heir to the throne, and the high priest Herihor. Economic crises, hidden gold reserves, and an Assyrian military threat are woven into the intrigue.
Soundtrack was originally mono; now restored to 5.1 channels.
Special features: Martin Scorsese series trailer; digital restoration trailer before/after.
Issued as part of an 8-disc box set with: Hourglass sanatorium (Sanatorium pod Klepsydrą); Provincial actors (Aktorzy prowincjonalni); Jump (Salto); Man of iron (Człowiek z żelaza); Promised land (Ziemia obiecana); Camouflage (Barwy ochronne); Constant factor (Constans).
Box set includes a booklet "About the box" (31 pages : illustrated ; 17 cm).
Blu-ray disc; 50GB dual layer; all regions; widescreen (2.56:1) presentation; surround; requires Blu-ray player.
In Polish, with optional subtitles in English and French.
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