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Series cast summary:
Jeff Fahey ...  Nick Harper 3 episodes, 1999
Karina Lombard ...  Royan Al Simma 3 episodes, 1999
Roy Scheider ...  Grant Schiller 3 episodes, 1999
Art Malik ...  Taita 3 episodes, 1999
Tony Musante ...  Duraid Al Simma 3 episodes, 1999
Jeffrey Licon ...  Hapi Al Simma 3 episodes, 1999
Katrina Gibson Katrina Gibson ...  Lostris 3 episodes, 1999
Phillip Rhys ...  Tanus 3 episodes, 1999
Edmund Purdom ...  Pharaoh Mamose 3 episodes, 1999
Wilfried Baasner Wilfried Baasner ...  Lord Intef 3 episodes, 1999
László I. Kish ...  Boris 3 episodes, 1999
Don Warrington ...  Colonel Nogo 3 episodes, 1999
Sanjay Sharma Sanjay Sharma ...  Tamre 3 episodes, 1999
Hassani Shapi Hassani Shapi ...  Nahoot Guddabi 3 episodes, 1999
Michael Mears Michael Mears ...  Cruz 3 episodes, 1999
Chu Omambala ...  Mek Nimmur 3 episodes, 1999
Lucy Goncalves Lucy Goncalves ...  Tessay 3 episodes, 1999
Valeria Marini ...  Gina Valentino 3 episodes, 1999
Ahmed Boulane ...  Plane Mechanic 3 episodes, 1999
Massimiliano Bianchi Massimiliano Bianchi ...  Rasfer 3 episodes, 1999
Abdellah Chakiri Abdellah Chakiri ...  Hamed 3 episodes, 1999
Tommy Eytle Tommy Eytle ...  Jali Hora 3 episodes, 1999
Aziz Fatihi Aziz Fatihi 3 episodes, 1999
Rachid Fekkak Rachid Fekkak 3 episodes, 1999
Zaki Houari Zaki Houari 3 episodes, 1999
Abdellah Lamrani Abdellah Lamrani ...  Tessay's Father 3 episodes, 1999
Abdelkader Lofti Abdelkader Lofti ...  Chamberlain 3 episodes, 1999
Kamelia Mahroug Kamelia Mahroug 3 episodes, 1999
Younes Megri Younes Megri ...  Omar 3 episodes, 1999
Mohammed Miftah Mohammed Miftah ...  Kratus 3 episodes, 1999
Stefano Maria Mioni ...  Henchman 3 episodes, 1999
Oumnia Oumnia 3 episodes, 1999
Giorgio Tregnaghi Giorgio Tregnaghi 3 episodes, 1999


In the year 3000 BC an illegitimate son is born to Queen Lostris and the brave warrior Tanus. Her devoted eunuch Taita, a loyal servant, takes the baby boy and places him in a basket on the Nile. Five thousand years later, during our time, famous archaeologist Duraid al Simma and his wife Royan discover Queen Lostris's grave at the same spot, with ten scrolls inside it resembling a form of diary. The seventh scroll, which contains directions to Mamose's magnificent tomb with the legendary treasure, disappears without trace. Soon afterwards the couple adopt an unusual boy who displays an almost magical urge to be close to the Nile, so they name him after the river god Hapi. It is only ten years later that Taita's secret is almost solved. Fanatical art thief Schiller is also very curious about the information, and tries to track down more with the aid of his sidekick Boris. Whe Duraid dies during a struggle for possession of the scroll, Hapi and his mother turn to Nick Harper, an old ... Written by N. Johnsen

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Pretty poor showing really
17 November 2009 | by VeroniqueDSee all my reviews

It is a truism that it takes a lot of effort to make a bad movie - this one is no exception.

I am no lover of yanks but their amazingly simplistic view of the world and their ability to reduce everything to black and white as well as make events (even fictional ones in novels) fit an agenda that bears little or no relationship to complexity of any kind is irritating in the extreme.

Wilbur Smith is descriptively verbose but weaves intricate tales that deserve more than has been delivered by this awful mishmash of a movie.

Sad really for those who will never read Smith. They will be left with a less than decent portrayal of his Egyptian series, which has to be said is gigantic in its exposition.

The Indiana Jones movies were snappy. To attempt to replicate that by manipulating Smith's novels into this production misses out by a country mile.

Pathetic except for the photography and Art Malik.

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