Faraon (Motion picture)

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  • 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.


  • Based on the novel by Bolesław Prus.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
  • Digital restoration, 2012.
  • 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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