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Director:
Writers:
Adriano Bolzoni (dialogue)
Arpad DeRiso (writer)
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Release Date:
21 December 1963 (Italy) See more »
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Before Conan, There was one Barbarian renowned for his ferocity...
Plot:
This film features a colossal clash between a mass of invaders and the faithful Roman soldiers who must fight to defend the Roman Empire. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Gordon Mitchell ... Brenno
Ursula Davis ... Nissia
Massimo Serato ... Marco Furio Camillo
Tony Kendall ... Quinto Fabio
Erno Crisa ... Decio Vatinio
Vassili Karis (as Mark Vassilli)
Margherita Girelli ... Catulla
Carla Calò ... Sacerdotessa
Nerio Bernardi
Andrea Aureli
Michel Gaida
Anna-Maria Pace
Roland Gray
Carlo Lombardi
Lucio De Santis
Aldo Cecconi
Goffredo Unger
Pietro Tordi ... Vaxo
Aldo Pini
Attilio Dottesio
Franco Morici
Claudio Catania ... Bambino
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Spafford ... Narrator (uncredited)
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Directed by
Giacomo Gentilomo 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Adriano Bolzoni  dialogue
Arpad DeRiso  writer
Nino Scolaro  writer

Produced by
Luigi Mondello .... producer
 
Original Music by
Carlo Franci 
 
Cinematography by
Oberdan Troiani 
 
Film Editing by
Gino Talamo 
 
Production Design by
Piero Filippone 
 
Set Decoration by
Camillo Del Signore 
Luciano Finocchiaro 
 
Costume Design by
Giorgio Desideri 
 
Makeup Department
Maria Arié .... hair stylist
Guglielmo Bonotti .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Augusto Dolfi .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Angelo Sangermano .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Alessandro Sarandrea .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Cesare Allione .... camera operator
G. Ciulli .... assistant camera
Maurizio Santoni .... assistant camera
Luigi Troiani .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Beatrice Felici .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Marcello Berni .... production secretary
Paola Salvadori .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Brenno il nemico di Roma" - Italy (original title)
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Runtime:
95 min | USA:90 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Good Sword & Sandal epic!, 18 August 2002
Author: ali6969uk from London, England

I saw "Brennus, Enemy of Rome" quite some time ago and it was one of the first Italian Sword & Sandal flicks i ever saw. The dubbing is always an eyesore with Italian films, but this particular film seemed a cut above many other low budget movies in the same genre. Gordon Mitchell is the title character (Brenno/Brennus) who historically did lay siege to Rome. Gordon manages to look imposing (in part due to his muscled physique!) as he scowls at everybody he encounters in the film and fills the screen by prowling like a big cat. There is more story and less action than this kind of film usually has which is not a bad thing. The Roman nobles appear suitably refined and cerebral compared to the barbarians and their direct action approach which is why i liked this film.

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