Faraon

Faraon (Motion picture)

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Summary

  • 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.

Notes

  • 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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