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Caligula and Messalina (1981)

Caligula et Messaline (original title)
The seductive Messalina (Betty Roland) will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome. Gaining the attention of the Emperor Caligula (Gino Turini), she soon finds herself at... See full summary »

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Bruno Mattei (as Vincent Dawn), Antonio Passalia (as Anthony Pass) | 1 more credit »

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Antonio Passalia (as Anthony Pass)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vladimir Brajovic Vladimir Brajovic ... Caligula
Betty Roland Betty Roland ... Messalina
Françoise Blanchard ... Agrippina
Raul Cabrera Raul Cabrera ... Silius
Gino Turini Gino Turini ... (as John Turner)
Angelo Arquilla Angelo Arquilla
Piotr Stanislas Piotr Stanislas ... Caliste
Vincent Lo Monaco Vincent Lo Monaco
Fanny Magier Fanny Magier ... Messalina's Mother
Laurence Lovall Laurence Lovall
Antonio Passalia Antonio Passalia ... Claudius (as Anthony Pass)
Dominique Irissou Dominique Irissou
Marie-Noëlle Arnoult Marie-Noëlle Arnoult
Silvie Dezabauneix Silvie Dezabauneix
Kathy Sadik Kathy Sadik ... Merope
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Storyline

The seductive Messalina (Betty Roland) will stop at nothing to become the most powerful woman in Rome. Gaining the attention of the Emperor Caligula (Gino Turini), she soon finds herself at loggerheads with Agrippina (Francoise Blanchard) who has successfully plotted Caligula's downfall and is maneuvering her son Nero to become next Emperor of Rome. However Messalina is one step ahead and jumps into bed with Claudius (Vladimir Brajovic). But when Messalina becomes pregnant and it's clear that Claudius isn't the father, Agrippina seizes this as her opportunity to finally see Messalina treated as a mere slut of Rome. Written by lament

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Country:

Italy | France

Language:

French | Latin

Release Date:

21 July 1982 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Caligula's Perversions See more »

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Italfrance Films See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Alternate Versions

This co-production has two different language versions, with some scenes shot differently but with basically the same cast. The Italian version runs 111 minutes, and has less nudity; the French version runs 96 minutes, and has more nudity. The film has known a number of different cuts in various countries. See more »

Connections

Edited from Pontius Pilate (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Ouverture pour une Reine
Written by Albert Minski and Ted Scotto
Performed by Barbara Davidson
Published by Toy Musique, Paris
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I want to be a Roman Man in 420
24 March 2012 | by Brian_Cote-1See all my reviews

If there was a possible scientific way i could travel to the past it would be in the roman times.

This is because the life expectancy was trivial and usually 25-30.

The women still had big bushes of hair on their vagina and men could walk around being rich doing what they wished watching gladiators fight and being a political snide bastard using words and power to corrupt and felicitate your enemy's while being able to get away with anything because of the lack of government control in the peoples way.

I Love USA, But i want to live in 420 B.C ^_^

Also i see this move about Caligula factually correct which means more to me then any of my dreams.


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