Directed by: Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Written by: Tadeusz Konwicki, Jerzy Kawalerowicz
Director of cinematography: Jerzy Wójcik, Wiesław Zdort
Music by: Adam Walaciński
Cast: Jerzy Zelnik, Andrzej Girtler, Wiesława Mazurkiewicz, Piotr Pawłowski, Stanisław Milski, Leszek Herdegen, Barbara Brylska, Krystyna Mikołajewska
Produced by: Zespół Filmowy KADR
The analysis of the two ideas of power system: the pragmatic one represented by priests and the romantic one represented by the young pharaoh.
Political drama and costume spectacle. One of the most prestigious productoins of the Polish People’s Republic period. The scenes were shot in Europe, Asia, Africa, Poland – by the Lake Kirsajty – and in the Lodz Film Stidios atelier. Mass scense were taken on the desert in Uzbekistan.