Greece-Secrets of the Past; The magic of ancient Greek civilization comes to life in a giant screen adventure - a dynamic tale of science, archeological adventure and discovery. The film takes you to the dawn of democracy and the birthplace of Western Civilization on a quest to uncover the buried secrets of one of the world s most enlightened societies. With stunning aerial photography that captures the breathtaking, azure vistas of the Greek Isles, the film is at once a modern detective story and a sweeping archeological journey back in time. On a scale never before attempted, state-of-the-art CGI recreates the massive eruption that blew Santorini sky-high and to explore the wonder of the Parthenon before it was reduced to ruins. Narrated by Nia Vardalos and with a musical score that will move and inspire, this epic journey of discovery reveals a land of beauty and mystery that ultimately changed history. Mummies-Secrest of the Pharoah's; Mummies: Secrets of the Past follows researchers and explorers as they piece together the archeological and genetic clues of Egyptian mummies. These relics of the past create a window into the fascinating and mysterious world of the pharaohs. In addition to increasing our understanding of the culture, religion, medicine, and daily life thousands of years ago, scientists today are reconstructing mummy DNA and deciphering ancient texts to gain insight into modern human genetics and advance medical treatments. To unwrap the secrets of the pharaohs is to perhaps glimpse the future of our own civilization. Narrated by actor Christopher Lee (The Lord Of The Rings, Star Wars, and the original 1959 film The Mummy), Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs explores the mysterious world of ancient Egypt through the fabric of its ancient mummies. The Egyptians mummy-making culture was not the first, the last, or even the longest. But to many, it was the greatest. The Egyptians believed their destinies were the wishes of gods, whose wills their dead ancestors might influence. By revering their ancestors through mummification, they hoped to gain better control of their destiny.
Release Date: 28 November 2011
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification