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Marcus Vinicius meets Lygia in Rome and falls in love. But she is Christian and doesn't want anything to do with him. Marcus decides to kidnap her but Ursus, her bodyguard, catches Marcus. After that, Lygia falls in love, but Marcus must go to meet Nero. After the meeting somebody told Marcus that Nero burnt Rome. Marcus decides to go back to Rome and find Lygia. Written by Anonymous

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Never given a wide release in the U.S., its only engagement (so far) in the U.S. was in Los Angeles, California, in 2002. The film has also never been shown on U.S. cable television. See more »

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Version of Whence Does He Come? (1901) See more »

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Beautifully filmed and still a great story
8 February 2002 | by (Riverside, CA) – See all my reviews

I thought this was one of the most beautifully filmed movies I've ever seen. I found it much more visually interesting than the earlier Hollywood version, and a lot more sly maneuvering is shown, making it more than a simple love story. I thought it showed considerable character development and made me want to learn more about that period in early Christianity.


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