The US Embassy presents: Telling the American Story: Icons
Director Stephen Sommers, USA 1999, 125 min
In English, with English subtitles
“The Mummy” is a 1999 American action horror film written and directed by Stephen Sommers. It is a remake loosely based on the 1932 film of the same title and stars Brendan Fraser, Rachel Weisz, John Hannah and Kevin J. O’Connor, with Arnold Vosloo in the title role of the reanimated mummy. The film follows the adventurer Rick O’Connell as he travels to Hamunaptra, the city of the dead, with a librarian and her brother, where they accidentally awaken Imhotep, a cursed high priest from the reign of the pharaoh Seti I.
The film is introduced by Finnish Egyptologist Mia Meri.
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