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The Last Roman (1968)

Kampf um Rom I (original title)
Cethegus, leader of the Roman nobility, travels to Bizantium and its leader Justinian, in an attempt to raise an army to march on the Goths under Narses. Cethegus would like to set the two ... See full summary »

Directors:

Robert Siodmak, Andrew Marton (uncredited) | 1 more credit »

Writers:

David Ambrose (additional dialogue), Felix Dahn (novel) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Laurence Harvey ... Cethegus
Orson Welles ... Emperor Justinian
Sylva Koscina ... Empress Theodora
Harriet Andersson ... Mathaswintha
Honor Blackman ... Amalaswintha
Robert Hoffmann ... Totila
Michael Dunn ... Narses
Ingrid Boulting ... Julia (as Ingrid Brett)
Lang Jeffries ... Belisarius
Florin Piersic ... Witichis
Emanoil Petrut Emanoil Petrut ... Teja
Friedrich von Ledebur ... Hildebrand
Dieter Eppler Dieter Eppler ... Thorismund
Ewa Strömberg Ewa Strömberg ... Rauthgundis
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Mircea Anghelescu Mircea Anghelescu ... Aligern
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Storyline

Cethegus, leader of the Roman nobility, travels to Bizantium and its leader Justinian, in an attempt to raise an army to march on the Goths under Narses. Cethegus would like to set the two sides to war against each other, that his own forces might take control at the outcome. Written by Adalberto Fornario

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Adventure | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

Italy | West Germany | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 December 1968 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

The Last Roman See more »

Filming Locations:

Romania See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Alternate Versions

In Italy, the two parts of "Kampf um Rom" were edited in one movie entitled "La calata dei barbari". See more »

Connections

Referenced in I rollerna tre (1996) See more »

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Very good, sweeping gladiator movie
10 May 2000 | by johnboy1See all my reviews

Love this flick! Anyone know where I might get a copy? It has great battles, plus Lawrence Harvey is great in his final scene! I'd take it, even if it was in a foreign language. If you have never seen it, be sure to watch it at your first opportunity. A very good gladiator movie.


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