Based on the Edward Bulwer-Lytton novel. Set in the shadows of Mt. Vesuvius just before its famous eruption, the film begins with Glaucus, a Roman legionnaire, returning to his home from far-off wars. Upon arriving, however, he discovers that his father has been murdered by a gang of black-hooded looting bandits. Glaucus vows revenge against the killers, but just how high up are those involved? Written by
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Did You Know?
It was reportedly during the production of this film that Sergio Leone
, Sergio Corbucci
and Duccio Tessari
were introduced to the deserts of Spain. This would inspire their use of these locations for the genre that would be known as "spaghetti westerns." See more
Referenced in Rapture