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Imperium: Augustus -- Caesar Augustus (O'Toole) tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia (Belvedere) following the death of her husband Agrippa (Duken).

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Director:
Writer (WGA):
Eric Lerner (written by)
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Release Date:
30 November 2003 (Italy) See more »
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Tagline:
History will bear the mark of his rule. See more »
Plot:
Caesar Augustus tells of how he became the emperor to his reluctant daughter, Julia following the death of her husband Agrippa. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Graham Crowden obituary
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 22 October 2010, 9:08 AM, PDT)

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Movie in the style of Lion of Winter See more (22 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Peter O'Toole ... Augustus Caesar

Charlotte Rampling ... Livia Drusilla
Vittoria Belvedere ... Julia Caesaris

Benjamin Sadler ... Gaius Octavius / Young Augustus

Ken Duken ... Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
Russell Barr ... Gaius Maecenas

Juan Diego Botto ... Iullus Antonius
Martina Stella ... Young Livia
Valeria D'Obici ... Atia

Michele Bevilacqua ... Tiberius
Riccardo De Torrebruna ... Decimus
Giampiero Judica ... Scipio
Vanni Materassi ... Musa
Elena Ballesteros ... Octavia
Gérard Klein ... Julius Caesar (as Gerard Klein)
Achille Brugnini ... Cassius
Alexander Strobele ... Lucius Tutilius

Gottfried John ... Cicero
Michael Reale ... Lepidus
Anna Valle ... Cleopatra
Massimo Ghini ... Mark Antony
Massimo Sarchielli ... Beggar / Farmer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Hatem Maroub ... Centurion

Francis Pardeilhan ... Tiberius, Scipio (voice)
Antonio Petrocelli ... Brutus
Hichem Rostom ... Lawyer
Paolo Scalabrino ... Plancius
Noureddine Souli ... Centurion
Nick Alexander ... Physician (voice) (uncredited)
Gregory Snegoff ... Cicero (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Roger Young 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Eric Lerner (written by)

Produced by
Luca Bernabei .... producer
Matilde Bernabei .... producer
Ferdinand Dohna .... producer: EOS
Salvatore Morello .... executive producer
Corrado Trionfera .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Pino Donaggio 
 
Cinematography by
Giovanni Galasso 
 
Film Editing by
Alessandro Lucidi 
 
Casting by
Fabiola Banzi 
Cornelia von Braun 
Jeremy Zimmermann 
 
Production Design by
Carmelo Agate 
 
Set Decoration by
Titus Vossberg 
 
Costume Design by
Paolo Scalabrino 
 
Makeup Department
Jana Carboni .... makeup artist
Elisabetta De Leonardis .... key hair stylist
Marcelle Genovese .... hair stylist
Federico Laurenti .... key makeup artist
Alberto Moccia .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Franco Casellato .... post-production supervisor
Rosario Ranieri .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sergio Ercolessi .... first assistant director
Corrado Meotti .... first assistant director: second unit
Corrado Meotti .... second assistant director
Franco Maria Salamon .... second unit director
Bojana Sutic .... first assistant director: second unit
 
Art Department
Andrea Di Palma .... assistant production designer
Cristiano Donzelli .... storyboard artist
 
Sound Department
Marco Giacomelli .... sound editor
Andrea Moser .... sound mixer
Daniele Quadroli .... sound effects editor
David Quadroli .... sound effects editor
Fabrizio Quadroli .... sound effects editor
Marco Streccioni .... sound engineer
 
Special Effects by
Pasquale Catalano .... special effects
Massimo Ciaraglia .... special effects technician
Edmondo Natali .... special effects coordinator
Fabio Traversari .... special effects supervisor
 
Visual Effects by
Massimo Cipollina .... visual effects
Salvo Severino .... visual effects
Nicola Sganga .... visual effects
Giuseppe Squillaci .... visual effects supervisor: Proxima
Giuseppe Tagliavini .... digital artist
 
Stunts
Paolo Antonini .... stunts
Mauro Aversano .... stunts
Federico Benvenuti .... stunts
Massimiliano Bianchi .... stunt camera vehicle assistant
Massimiliano Bianchi .... stunt rigger
Daniele Chiofalo .... stunts
Jacqueline Freda .... stunt rider
Jacqueline Freda .... stunt wrangler
Riccardo Mioni .... stunt coordinator
Alessandro Novelli .... stunts
Franco Maria Salamon .... stunt supervisor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Giordano De Blasis .... electrician
Cristiano Natalucci .... focus puller: "a" camera
 
Casting Department
Fabiola Banzi .... casting: Italy
Alex Pisani .... extras casting
Cornelia von Braun .... casting: Germany
Jeremy Zimmermann .... casting: English
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Stefano De Nardis .... assistant costume designer
Marco Fantoni .... set costumer
Ali Lammari .... set costumer
Maurizio Torti .... key set costumer
 
Editorial Department
Valentina Mariani .... assistant editor
Ivan Tozzi .... on-line editor
 
Music Department
Maurizio Abeni .... orchestrator (2003)
 
Transportation Department
Faysal Methamem .... transportation manager
 
Other crew
Giorgio Antonini .... sword master
Carlo Antonioni .... horse master
Francesco Arlanch .... story editor
Lucia Ceresa .... production assistant
Mirko D'Angeli .... production secretary
Ivana Kastratovic .... production coordinator
Fernando Muraca .... story editor
Marco Olivieri .... location manager
Paola Sangiovanni .... script supervisor
Laura Vergelli .... dialogue adaptor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Augustus" - Australia (DVD box title), USA (video title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some war violence (DVD and VHS)
Runtime:
200 min | Argentina:180 min | USA:178 min | UK:177 min (cut) | Spain:161 min (DVD edition)
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Certification:
Australia:M | Germany:12 | Singapore:PG | Spain:13 | UK:15 (DVD release) | UK:12 (cut UK version) | UK:15 (uncut) | USA:R (DVD and VHS)

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Trivia:
The following actors were dubbed: Vittoria Belvedere (Julia), Anna Valle (Cleopatra), Massimo Ghini (Mark Antony), Juan Diego Botto (Iullus), Elena Ballesteros (Octavia), Michele Bevilacqua (Tiberius), Valeria D'Obici (Atia), Alexander Strobele (Lucius Tutilius) and various others such as the minor characters.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: The uniforms of Octavius' guards are incorrect for the period of time.See more »
Quotes:
Julia:Who will love Gaius and Lucius? You? You are not capable of real love, only your dream - your perfect Roman Empire. You should have killed me when I was born, father! Instead you tortured me slowly, with never ending pain.
[pause]
Julia:They call you Augustus... But you are not a god.
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Movie Connections:
Followed by Imperium: Nerone (2004) (TV)See more »

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12 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
Movie in the style of Lion of Winter, 16 January 2005
Author: Isaiah40 from United States

One of the best movies I've seen since Lion of Winter with Katherine Hepburn. Peter O'Toole's performance is on par with her performance. Altogether a magnificent movie with lush sets and sterling acting from a host of actors unknown in the United States. I'm particularly enamored of Ken Duken as the you Agrippa and would like to see more from him.

A great blend of the full range of human emotions humor included at just the appropriate moment to keep it from becoming depressing.

I highly recommend this movie - do be aware, however that it is very long - although worth every minute.

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