Production info

Sphinx
USA, 1981

Lesley-Anne Down, Frank Langella, John Gielgud
Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner

  

Egyptologist Erica Baron gets involved in the antiquities black market when she discovers a statue of king Seti I from an unknown tomb in an Egyptian antiquities shop. Shortly thereafter the shop owner is killed, the statue disappears and she finds herself in the midst of a deadly conflict between rivalling antiquities gangs, while at the same time trying to discover the secret location of the unknown tomb.

Based on a novel by Robin Cook. Shot entirely on location in Egypt, this film is simply great fun for egyptology lovers.


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