The Egyptian

Synopsis: 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, and bizarre secrets are revealed to him, he learns the answers to the questions he has sought since his birth. Short on historical accuracy but strong on plot and characterization.
Director(s): Michael Curtiz
Production: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win.
139 min


Adaptation, and correction

Today, the glory of ancient Egypt,

are the ruins and ashes.

And that, most of all

ancient civilizations of the earth

was full of darkness

and mystery.

These monuments powerful

tell of a people,

that once ruled the world.

The creators of a civilization

never surpassed in beauty and splendor.

But the Egyptians were not only

builders of monuments ...

were also humans and no

little different from us.

This is the story of a man

who lived in ancient

Land of the Nile.

Thirty-three centuries.

I, Sinuhe the Egyptian

I write this ...

in my place of exile,

the shores of the Red Sea.

There is on earth,

a place more desolate.

Soon the jackals

and the vultures

make a poor meal

what's left of me.

No monument marks

my place of rest.

Just leave it:

The story of my life.

I have lived fully and deeply.

I experienced the passion, sin

and even murder.

Is that you must judge me.

Have to weigh,

good versus evil,

passion against tenderness,

crime against charity,

pleasure against pain.

I started life as

and I'm done:

Sailed alone in the heart of the Nile ...

in a boat of reeds and tar

and tied with us as a hunter.

It was thus used to Thebes

get rid of their unwanted children.

I grew up on the seafront of the city ...

the house of my parents,

I had rescued from river.

My father had lived there

by choice ...

because he was also by choice,

doctor of the poor of the city.

The rich he could get

high fees ...

Because at Thebes

he was the only master

in the ancient art of head open.

Prepare a little more wine

with medicine.

Afraid, Sinuhe?


It should never fear death.

In our office, death

is a usual companion.

But this time we deceive.


This tiny sliver of bone

is pressing the brain.

When removing it,

he will speak again.

walk and live.

Why father? Why?

Nobody knows.

From the beginning he avoided

entire company.

I used to wander alone

the Nile ...

Until the day came

entering the School of Life

At the School of Life ...

young people were trained

chosen from Egypt.

Future scientists and philosophers,

statesmen and generals.

All learning of Egypt,

was based on the custody of the Gods.

For ten years, to serve them in school

and won the right

being called a doctor.

I learned to bend my body

before them

that was all.

My mind still

was the question:


Sinuhe ...

care, the priests!

The health of our colleague

school Horemheb

The best fencer,

the best rider ...

the athlete faster and

the strongest fighter.

and also the first to say that.

If you speak well of yourself,

nobody will do it for you.

I learned this from the Gods.

They drank for who I am,

now drink so I will be.

For the day will come that will bear

Whip Golden

and you all will lead to war.

Hey, is not drinking, my friend.

- Wine!

- He's had enough.

Never enough for friends.

He finishes the night in some gutter

with his throat cut.

You are under my protection.

When your future!

Look at the doctor's brilliant!

This disease of dizziness.

Can I help you?

The same as always.

Do not throw things at my friend!

It's alive!

Who is he?

A stubborn fool, but is

my best friend.

So take him home.

A maid in a tavern does not give orders

the son of Falcon.

The son of a manufacturer of cheese!

Take it home!

Good evening, doctor!

Your friend is a fool,

not you.

Why does not anyone answer me

when I ask "why"?

Come, let us

How did she know that your

father was a manufacturer of cheese?

The queen of cities,

Thebes of the hundred gates ...

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