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Antony and Cleopatra (1972)

Not Rated | | Drama, History | 18 March 1972 (Japan)
After the murder of her lover Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor: Octavius.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Marc Antony
Hildegard Neil ... Cleopatra
... Enobarbus
... Octavius Caesar
... Lepidus
... Octavia
... Alexas
... Pompey
Enrique Alba ... Maestro (as Alba)
... Menas
... Varrius
Fernando Bilbao ... Menecrates
... Scarus
... Soothsayer
... Proculeius
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After the murder of her lover Caesar, Egypt's queen Cleopatra needs a new ally. She seduces his probable successor Mark Antony. This develops into real love and slowly leads to a war with the other possible successor: Octavius.

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...am Anfang war das Schwert - Antony und Cleopatra  »

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$1,600,000 (estimated)
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Garrick Hagon would later play Octavius Caesar in Julius Caesar (1979), the prequel to this. See more »

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Version of Cleopatra (1910) See more »

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a great movie for discovering
28 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Charlton Heston worked very hard in "Anthony and Cleopatra" an adaptation of Shakespeare scripted by himself . Heston is the director too, and the movie is a wonderful experience of filmmaking, a true labour of love, with some fault, perhaps, but full of energetic sequences . a story of love, passion and death . Heston knows very well the Shakespeare original, and he express in the screen all the strenght , all the fascination of the shakesperian text . "Anthony and Cleopatra" was filmed in Spain , with a marvellous soundtrack and a great camera work . Heston is superb in the title role.


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