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A Short Epic About Love (2014)

The story of the other love-affair on the set of Hollywood's most expensive film of its day. Against the backdrop of the famous love affair of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, a young ... See full summary »

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Josephine Halbert
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4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Gavin Blackburn Gavin Blackburn ... Hairdresser
Harriet Ghost ... Slave Girl
Aiste Gramantaite ... Sofia
Rhodri Miles ... Richard Burton
Charlotte Quita Jones ... Elizabeth Taylor
Tim Seyfert ... Studio Executive
Donald Sinclair Donald Sinclair ... Joseph Mankiewicz
Harry Taurasi ... Luca (as Cesare Taurasi)
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The story of the other love-affair on the set of Hollywood's most expensive film of its day. Against the backdrop of the famous love affair of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, a young woman finds herself in the backstage world of the famous 1963 epic Cleopatra. We follow her as she embarks on her own intense, emotional romance during the final days of the shooting of the doomed blockbuster. Burton and Taylor's romance remains a constant presence during her own romantic awakening in a world she knows nothing about. Written by Anonymous

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UK

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English

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11 January 2014 (UK) See more »

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A Short Epic About Love
Composed by Sarah Llewellyn
Now Available - Ammadore Records/Tonal, 2015
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the small story
6 September 2019 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

The back set of 1963 "Cleopatra". Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton and Joseph Mankiewicz. Sofia and Luca. The last ones are the heroes of a small love story, beautiful, fragile and with sad end. In the shadow of the great "picture of love". Two moments are real memorable - the dance of Sam Irwin and the angel front of window and its special gift to Sofia. So, a small story as part of a great one. Like a butterfly brooch or the fur coat.


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