Young Vercingetorix came of age in 60 B.C., as soldiers of the Roman Empire ran roughshod over Gaul and his father was captured and executed by Romans. A wise and philosophical druid, Guttuart, tells the angry Vercingetorix that he should seek justice by winning freedom for Gaul from the Romans. As an adult, Vercingetorix becomes a brave and insightful warrior, and at first joins forces with the charismatic Julius Caesar. But in time Vercingetorix is betrayed by the great leader, and soon he raises an army of his own to defeat Caesar and bring Guttuart's prophesy to life.
Every battle needs a hero.
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24 January 2001 (France)
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Filmed both in English and French. See more
The type of armor being used by the Romans is the Lorica Segmentata, which was not introduced until fifty years later, and even then was never in such widespread use. See more
I offered to make you a king.
So now, accept the surrender of a king.
Two versions of the film were shot: one a French-speaking version, the other an English-speaking version. See more
Le rêve d'un homme
Performed by Sonia Lacen See more