The story of Messalina's rise to power amid her relationship with Emperor Claudius.
Did You Know?
Even though this film came out two years earlier, Caligula
(1979) was in fact completed first. See more
When the fly is buzzing around in front of the Roman guard's face (just before he eats it), if you look carefully, as it flies in front of his face, you can barely see the string holding up the fake fly being dangled in front of the actor's face. See more