The Egyptian (1954)

Director
Michael Curtiz

Main cast
Jean Simmons; Victor Mature; Gene Tierney; Peter Ustinov; Edmund Purdom

Genres
History, Drama

Description
In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and tragedies are played against the larger canvas of the turbulent events of the 18th dynasty. As Sinuhe is drawn into court intrigues he learns the answers to the questions he has sought since his birth.


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