• Director: Viktor Tourjansky
  • Release Year: 1960
  • Production Country: Italy
  • Language: Italian

La donna dei faraoni (The Pharaoh's Woman)

Description

Ambitious and intelligent, Akis wants a better life, which she seems to have found when she is taken on board the pleasure yacht of two noblemen. When they each wind up pharaoh of one part of Egypt, she finds out that life as a Queen is not as glamorous as she had hoped; and, by the time she meets the court physician Amosis, it may be too late for true love to conquer all.

Themes

Ancient Egypt, Upper and Lower Egypt, Fables and folktales, Legends and mythologies, Monarchies, Women's history, Medicine