Drama about love and intrigues in ancient Rome during the times of Nero.
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 Nero (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Petronius (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Poppaea (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Eunice (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Marcus Vinicius (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Lygia (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Piso (6 episodes, 1985)
Marko Nikolic ...
 Tigellinus (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Phaemius Rufus (6 episodes, 1985)
Radomir Kovacevic ...
 Ursus (6 episodes, 1985)
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 The Apostle Peter (6 episodes, 1985)
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 Chilo (5 episodes, 1985)
Ivan Klemenc ...
 Lucan (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Acte (4 episodes, 1985)
Svetozar Cvetkovic ...
 Crispus (4 episodes, 1985)
Dusan Golumbovski ...
 Phaon (4 episodes, 1985)
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 Pomponia (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Polybia (3 episodes, 1985)
Stojan Decermic ...
 Mark the Evangelist (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Paul of Tarsus (2 episodes, 1985)
Olga Karlatos ...
 Epicaris (2 episodes, 1985)
Georges Wilson ...
 Pedanius (2 episodes, 1985)
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Drama about love and intrigues in ancient Rome during the times of Nero.

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19 April 2000 | by (San Francisco) – See all my reviews

Looking for Quo Vadis at my local video store, I found this 1985 version that looked interesting. Wow! It was amazing! Very much a Ken Russell kind of film -quirky, stylized, very artistic, and of course "different." Nero was presented not so much as evil incarnate, but as a wacky, unfulfilled emperor who would rather have had a circus career. He probably wondered why on earth he was put in the position of "leading" an empire -it wasn't much fun, and fun is what he longed for. Klause Maria Bandaur had a tremendous time with this role and played it for all it was worth. Yes, Nero persecuted the Christians with a vengeance; one of many who did so. At one point one of his henchmen murmurs: "No one will ever understand we were simply protecting ourselves." He got that right.


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