The Royal Hunt of the Sun

The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)

The birth of a hero. The death of an empire. The adventure of a lifetime.

  • Genre: Adventure, Drama
  • Release Date: 1969-10-05
  • User Rating: 6.4/10 from 7 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 1min
  • Language: Deutsch
  • Production Company: Benmar Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom, United States of America
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The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect develops between captive and captor.

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  • Writing Peter Shaffer Writer
    Costume & Make-Up Anthony Powell Costume Design
    Sound Marc Wilkinson Music
    Directing Irving Lerner Director
    Writing Philip Yordan Screenplay
    Production Eugene Frenke Producer