A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect ... See full summary »
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A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect to the great Roman strategist Flavius Aetius, his loves and passions, the gossips, intrigues and betrayals in Rome, all of these feelings evolved by magic and mysticism. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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hun | roman | death | army | barbarian | See All (78) »

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Men followed. Women worshiped. Rome trembled.


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In the orgy scene, Honoria is wearing a style of corset for her top which was not invented until several hundred years later. See more »

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Flavius Aetius: There is only one fathomable reason why you are here. you *need* me.
Placidia: Why would I need you?
Flavius Aetius: If I had to guess, I say that the Hunss are on the move again and you and the rest of Rome are pretified with fear.
Placidia: There are rumors of a new warlord amongst the southern tribes. Attila, do you know him?
Flavius Aetius: No, but I know King Rua. And that is what matters.
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A great romp!
15 May 2005 | by See all my reviews

Who cares if Attila isn't accurate historically? Who cares if Powers Boothe's acting is stilted. Who cares if the costumes are "out of period?" The fabulous scenery is worth the watch. And so is watching that fantastic Scottish rogue, Gerard Butler, playing a powerful Attila. Wish that the real Attila was as sexy, fair, and fabulous as Gerard. The ladies are also good to look at, and do a credible job of acting. The young lady who plays the "witch" is unusual and quite interesting in her part.

The difference between life in Rome and life where Attila lives is striking. From cool marble hallways and communal baths to ragged huts and river baths, it makes you realize just how advanced Rome was in those days.

Gerard Butler, however, was the strength of the series. He has that rare quality that makes it difficult for most people to take their eyes off him. His eyes are chameleon's, changing from penetrating, to loving, to laughing, and back again. Sometimes brown, sometimes hazel, sometimes a stunning green, they appear to change with his moods.

This is an actor to watch. His star is definitely rising.

Dotty McMillan


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