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The Council of Egypt

Il consiglio d'Egitto

Directed by Emidio Greco
Italy, France, 2002


December 1782. When the Moroccan ambassador’s ship is wrecked off the Sicilian coast during a storm, Giuseppe Vella, a humble Maltese monk has his redemption. He disguises himself as an expert on Arab matters and fools everyone, including the ambassador.

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The Council of Egypt Directed by Emidio Greco

Awards & Festivals

Italian National Syndicate of Film Journalists

2002 | Winner: Best Production Design

Golden Globes (Italy)

2002 | Winner: Best Original Score

2002 | Nominee: Best Actor

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