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Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Lot
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Astaroth
Rossana Podestà ...
Shuah (as Rossana Podesta)
Rik Battaglia ...
Melchior
Giacomo Rossi-Stuart ...
Ishmael (as Giacomo Rossi Stuart)
Scilla Gabel ...
Tamar
Anthony Steffen ...
The Captain (as Antonio De Teffe)
Enzo Fiermonte ...
Eber
Gabriele Tinti ...
Lieutenant
Daniele Vargas ...
Segur
Claudia Mori ...
Maleb
Feodor Chaliapin Jr. ...
Alabias (as Feodor Chaliapin)
Mitsuko Takara ...
Orphea (as Mitzuko Takara)
Massimo Pietrobon ...
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Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision. Written by Jeanne Armintrout <Jeannee@uwyo.edu>

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| (1963) | (1979) | (heavily cut)

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Trivia

Originally budgeted at $2 million, the cost of the film quickly rose to $5 million. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 20 mins) During the overhead scene which shows the men riding horses toward battle, you can see vehicle tire tracks. See more »

Quotes

Ildith: Evil? How strange you are. Where I come from, nothing is evil. Everything that gives pleasure is good!
Lot: Where do you come from?
Ildith: There, not far, just ahead - Sodom and Gomorrah.
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Edited into Dünyayi Kurtaran Adam (1982) See more »

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Better than I expected
6 July 1999 | by (Ft Worth, TX) – See all my reviews

For its day and for its genre this is a pretty good film. It does show how easy it is for people to slide to the wrong side. It also did not simplistically link the 'sin of Sodom' to homosexuality (it was total self indulgence and inhospitality according the the Bible). One item that was historically incorrect was the idea that the ancient Hebrews were opposed to slavery. That would be wonderful if it had been true but unfortunately it was not.

AMC showed this in early July 99. If you are interested in seeing it, tune in.


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