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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Lot
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Astaroth
Rossana Podestà ...
Shuah (as Rossana Podesta)
Rik Battaglia ...
Melchior
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
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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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The cities that mocked the very name of God...The vengeance that tore the Earth asunder! See more »


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Shot over a period of 11 months. See more »

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(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 »

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Lot: Separate... but in their full view...
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NOT DEMILLE OR WYLER BUT RESPECTABLE NONETHELESS.
29 August 1999 | by (CARDIFF,WALES) – See all my reviews

This is one of the lesser seen biblical epics and has not been shown in Britain for many years.It is,however,a worthy edition to this particular genre of epic and is splendidly mounted by Robert Aldrich who elicits fine performances from all the cast,particularly Anouk Aimee as the evil queen of Sodom.The action scenes are spectacularly realised with a battle halfway through which is superbly well orchestrated and is one of the best of its type.Stewart Granger,an under-rated and imposing actor(in the Heston mode)is very good as the Hebrew leader Lot and convinces as a leader of men;especially when he implores to his people "DO NOT ALLOW YOURSELVES TO BEND TO THE SODOMITES";perhaps the wisest advice ever uttered by a screen character!


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