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Sodom and Gomorrah (1962)

Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lot
... Ildith
... Astaroth
... Shuah (as Rossana Podesta)
... Melchior
... Ishmael
... Tamar
... The Captain (as Antonio De Teffe)
Enzo Fiermonte ... Eber
... Lieutenant
... Segur
... Maleb
... Alabias (as Feodor Chaliapin)
Mitsuko Takara ... Orphea (as Mitzuko Takara)
Massimo Pietrobon ... Isaac
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Sex, torture and betrayal in Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah. Lot, leader of the Hebrews, believes his people can co-exist with the Sodomites, a disastrous decision. Written by Jeanne Armintrout <Jeannee@uwyo.edu>

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| (1963) | (1979) | (heavily cut)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Originally budgeted at $2 million, the cost of the film quickly rose to $5 million. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 20 mins) During the overhead scene which shows the men riding horses toward battle, you can see vehicle tire tracks. See more »

Quotes

Ildith: Evil? How strange you are. Where I come from, nothing is evil. Everything that gives pleasure is good!
Lot: Where do you come from?
Ildith: There, not far, just ahead - Sodom and Gomorrah.
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Referenced in A Night at the Movies: The Gigantic World of Epics (2009) See more »

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Entertaining Bible fare...
11 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Having always been a sap for those hokey Bible epics, it's no surprise I found 'Sodom' quite entertaining. Loosely based on the Scriptures, the last days of the doomed cities are presented by a host of mediocre actors, pretty good special effects and a fine music score by Miklos Rozsa. (This would be the last Bible flic he would score). The subject matter might be considered racy for its time with hints of homosexuality, rather graphic torture and incest. Stewart Granger is a bit out of place in this one, but there's enough going on that you don't really notice. The buildup to the city's destruction and the final cataclysm are pretty well done and all in all, not a bad flic if you don't take it too seriously.


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