The Royal Hunt of the Sun [DVD] [1969]

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Overview

Synopsis

The Royal Hunt of the Sun
Historical accuracy is cast aside in the film version of Peter Shaffer's play. Fueled by promises of gold, Pizarro (Robert Shaw) and his explorers make a third trip across the treacherous Andes Mountains to Peru. There they meet King Atahuallpa (Christopher Plummer), considered to be a god by his faithful followers. The two leaders overcome their initial mistrust and suspicion, garnering admiration for each other. When the King is sentenced to die, Pizarro tries unsuccessfully to prevent the monarch's death at the hands of gold-hungry explorers. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Robert Shaw
    Robert Shaw - Pizarro
  • Christopher Plummer
    Christopher Plummer - Atahuallpa
  • Nigel Davenport
    Nigel Davenport - De Soto
  • Michael Craig
    Michael Craig - Estete
  • Leonard Whiting
    Leonard Whiting - Young Martin
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