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Adriano Bolzoni (dialogue)
Arpad DeRiso (writer)
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Release Date:
21 December 1963 (Italy) See more »
Before Conan, There was one Barbarian renowned for his ferocity...
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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  (in credits order)

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 Moruzzi (as Franco Morici)
Claudio Catania ... Bambino
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Spafford ... Narrator (uncredited)

Directed by
Giacomo Gentilomo 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Adriano Bolzoni  dialogue
Arpad DeRiso  writer
Giovanni Scolaro  writer (as Nino Scolaro)

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
Ermanno Serto .... still photographer
Luigi Troiani .... assistant camera
Editorial Department
Beatrice Felici .... assistant editor
Other crew
Marcello Berni .... production secretary
Paola Salvadori .... script supervisor

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Also Known As:
"Brenno il nemico di Roma" - Italy (original title)
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95 min | USA:90 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Brenno:Collect the survivors and amputate the thumbs and forefingers of their right hands. That will stop them from using a bow.See more »


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A much better than average sword and sandal film, 10 April 2004
Author: dbborroughs from Glen Cove, New York

Brennus of Gaul moves on Rome in 391 BC. Unfortunately the one man who can save the empire has been dismissed and wants nothing to do with the empire. Three brothers are dispatched to try to make peace and then...

Brennus, a stone faced golem of a man was a real individual. Here, played by Gordon Mitchell he is a frightening monster of a villain. Here at last is a bad guy who is the worthy equal to the type of hero that walks through movies like this.

Amazingly this film is wonderfully plot heavy. More goes on in the first half hour than most two films of this kind combined. You watch the movie because what is happening is interesting, not because you're waiting for the next silly bit.

If this should come on some late night, watch it, it'll hold your interest enough to keep you up until dawn.

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