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Julius Caesar (1979)

The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Pasco ... Brutus
... Julius Caesar
... Marc Antony
... Cassius
... Portia
... Calpurnia
Sam Dastor ... Casca
... Flavius
... Marullus
... Octavius Caesar
Brian Coburn ... Messala
Leonard Preston ... Titinius
... Decius Brutus
Darien Angadi ... Cinna
Andrew Hilton ... Lucilius
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The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.

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The Complete Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Julius Caesar  »

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Part of the long running BBC Television Shakespeare project which ran between 1978 and 1985. See more »

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The sound of retracting blades can be heard as Caesar is stabbed. See more »

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Version of Heil Caesar! (1973) See more »

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Cassius and Brutus plot to kill Caeser
27 January 2006 | by See all my reviews

Heeding a warning and taking counsels is like a stitch in time which saves nine. If Ceaser had listened to the counsel of refraining on the ides of march (15th march) he would have saved his soul alive. On the other hand Cassius is a thoughtful and serious looking man who conspired with Brutus to assassinate the would be Roman ruler. His ambitious life and high standards stopped his ears from counsels(as the saying goes in a multitude of counselors there is safety) The evil that men do will always live after them as the good that men do will inter with their bones unto their children's children. For once swallow your pride and listen to reproves if perhaps you will be delivered. Cassius has very curious looks and which Caeser could have noticed.


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