A man pretending to be Hercules is killed while rescuing two children from a collapsed mine, and prosecutor Spencius accuses the real Hercules of the man's death as well as disrespecting the gods. As Spencius examines witnesses who had encountered Hercules and twists their stories into showing Hercules in a bad light, Hercules battles his own conscience as to how responsible he is for others' actions, leading to an impassioned Spartucus-style speech at the end. Written by
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I have resisted the gods, because instead of helping us, they interfere with us. And I have bent the law when my heart tells me it's unjust, because justice is not about the letter of the law, but the spirit. And I do try to inspire others to be everything they are capable of being. If this is sedition, then I am guilty.
But there is something more on trial here. The hero. A hero is a person who's not afraid to risk his life for another. And sometimes, like Kazankus, it means losing that life. ...
Due to extensive DNA testing, Hercules was proved innocent during the production of this motion picture. See more