Prisoners of the Sun (film)

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This article is about the unreleased 2013 film. For the 1990 Australian film, see Blood Oath (1990 Australian film).
Prisoners of the Sun
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Directed by Roger Christian
Produced by Philipp Knauss
Matthias Drescher
Written by Peter Atkins
Anthony Hickox
Starring John Rhys-Davies
David Charvet
Carmen Chaplin
Emily Holmes
Nick Moran
Joss Ackland
Michael Higgs
Gulshan Grover
Music by Maarten Buning
Cinematography Ed Wild
Edited by Valerie Haaf
Release date
  • December 12, 2013 (2013-12-12)
Running time
88 Minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Prisoners of the Sun is a 2013 Adventure horror film directed by Roger Christian starring John Rhys-Davies, David Charvet, Carmen Chaplin, Emily Holmes, Nick Moran, Joss Ackland, Michael Higgs and Gulshan Grover.


A young archaeological apprentice played by David Charvet is drawn into a perilous expedition deep beneath the timeless sands of Egypt. They encounter ancient monsters and escape death traps, but through the expedition, they discover a secret older than time and a danger beyond imagination. However, The "sleepers" have awoken, The gods have risen and the countdown to the end of the world has begun. The Voyagers must find a way to stop the mummy and imprison it before it is too late.


Actor Role
John Rhys-Davies Prof. Hayden Masterton
David Charvet Doug Adler
Carmen Chaplin Sarah Masterton
Emily Holmes Claire Becket
Nick Moran Adam Prime
Joss Ackland Prof. Mendella
Michael Higgs Peter Levitz
Gulshan Grover Rohit
Shane Richie Kalfhani
Katherine Heath Jemila
Ahmed Boulane Pharao consort
Cedric Proust Al Khem Ayut Mummy
Isabella Orlowska Heather
Edy Arellano Sahid

Production and release[edit]

The movie was shot in 2006 and completed in 2007, but was not publicly released to theaters. It was released December 2013 on DVD and Blu-ray in Thailand and France, in January 2014 in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden, and July 2014 in the United States.

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