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The Prince of Egypt (Annecy Classics)

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Discover or rediscover the cult film "The Prince of Egypt" in a remastered version for its twentieth anniversary!

With Annecy Classics, the Festival is paying tribute to timeless films which have made an impact on the history of animation. These screenings are the opportunity for reminding us about the journey of brilliant directors, highlighting the avant-garde techniques in animation, putting a focus on emotional storylines, and celebrating key events. Take a break and rediscover the great animated classics!

For the 20th anniversary of the release of the film The Prince of Egypt produced by DreamWorks, an entirely restored copy of this Oscar-winning film will be screened in Annecy. Released in December 1998 and directed by Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner and Simon Wells, the film tells the story of two brothers, both of whom are princes in the largest empire on Earth: Egypt. When their kinship built on a lie is revealed to them, with everything separating them in terms of faith, their past and future, it will bring about the fall of a dynasty.

Enter in the mystery and relive this story during this Annecy Classics screening!


The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Prince of Egypt

    Directed by: Brenda CHAPMAN, Steve HICKNER, Simon WELLS

    Country: USA

    Year of production: 1998

    Running time: 01 h 34 min

  • Technique

    Category: Feature film

    Techniques used: drawing

    Version: Version française

    Process: Colour

    Target public: All audiences

  • Credits

    Directed by: Brenda CHAPMAN, Steve HICKNER, Simon WELLS


    Distribution: DREAMWORKS SKG

    Script: Philip LaZebnik

    Music: Hans Zimmer

    Editing: Nick Fletcher

    Voice: Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Goldblum, Danny Glover