Rome Wants Another Caesar

  • 1973
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Historical

Rome during the final days of Julius Caesar is brought to the screen by Hungarian director Jancso with brilliant Polish actor Olbrychski starring as rebel leader Claudius. The title is a variation on the line spoken by Olbrychski after being deposed: "I dream of a world without Caesars." This is one of a number of pictures Jancso made in Italy, this one...read more

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Rome during the final days of Julius Caesar is brought to the screen by Hungarian director Jancso with brilliant Polish actor Olbrychski starring as rebel leader Claudius. The title is a variation on the line spoken by Olbrychski after being deposed: "I dream of a world without Caesars."

This is one of a number of pictures Jancso made in Italy, this one for television. Shot in the Tunisian desert, the awesome visual style--the vast landscape, rolling hills, and sweeping horizons--are only enhanced by their transfer to the big screen.

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  • Released: 1973
  • Rating: NR
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