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The Avenger (1962)

La leggenda di Enea (original title)
Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people.

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(as Giorgio Rivalta)

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(epic poem: "Aeneis"), (adaptation) | 5 more credits »
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Acate
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Mezensio, Turno's Henchman
Lulla Selli ...
Amata - Latino's Wife
Pietro Capanna ...
Bisia
Benito Stefanelli ...
Nisius, Euryalus' Friend
Adriano Vitale ...
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Dancer: Deer (unconfirmed)

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Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people.

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Trivia

Italian censorship visa #38951 issued November 27, 1962. See more »

Goofs

During the riding and shooting contest, the characters' horses are equipped with stirrups. Stirrups were unknown in Europe during the B.C. era. See more »

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Co-screenwriter Albert Band is the sole credited director on English language versions of the film. See more »

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Follows The Trojan Horse (1961) See more »

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Average Film, OK Story
21 January 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Plot: Aeneas leads escapees from the Trojan war to new land in Italy, and must deal with new threats to his people. The film is based one Publius Vergilius Maro;s epic poem: "Aeneis".

I found nothing special with the story or the film. For me it's average and does not stand out in the crowd of the 1960s peplum fad. It's far from awful but certainly not great. It does have some depth to it - most so than most of them.

This one is in B&W - so you won't see vivid or even faded colors in the film. B&W films are fine with me, some of favorite films were made that way.

4/10


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