An oversized National Georgraphic
special whose images of the Nile and Egyptian ruins are absolutely breathtaking on the oversized IMAX screen. An indulgent grandfather (Omar Sharif) sits in a modern-day Cairo cafe with his granddaughter (Kate Maberly), who wants to know all about pyramids and mummies, especially about the mummy's curse. He obliges by telling her about British archeologist Howard Carter (Timothy Davies), who uncovered the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamen in 1922. The film dramatizes Carter's quest to find the virtually intact tomb which he correctly believed lay hidden in the arid Valley of the Kings, tucked behind the Theban Hills ...