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The First King ()

Il primo re (original title)
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Romulus and Remus, two shepherds and loyal brothers, end up taking part to a journey that will lead one of them to be the founder of the greatest nation ever seen. However, the fate of the chosen one will pass from killing his own brother.

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Cast

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Remo
Alessio Lapice ...
Romolo
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Lars il Vecchio
Massimiliano Rossi ...
Tefarie
Tania Garribba ...
Satnei la Vestale
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Arant la Bestia
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Veltur
Vincenzo Pirrotta ...
Cai il Sabino
Vincenzo Crea ...
Elaxantre il Ragazzo
Lorenzo Gleijeses ...
Purtnas il Cacciatore
Gabriel Montesi ...
Adieis il Gentile
Antonio Orlando ...
Erenneis
Fiorenzo Mattu ...
Mamercus
Martinus Tocchi ...
Lubces il Muto
Fabrizio Nobili ...
Guardia Albalonga
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Marce
Federico Diust ...
Tias
Danilo Sarappa ...
Picus
Riccardo Mioni ...
Nobile Albalonga
Marina Occhionero ...
Acca Larentia
Giovanni Esposito ...
Remo Bambino
Valerio La Sala ...
Romolo Bambino
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Testa di Lupo
Marzia Pellegrino ...
Velia
Ludovico Micara ...
Aulo
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Ramtha
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Maccus
Flavio Benedetti ...
Giovane Velienses
Anna Bruschetta ...
Giovane Velienses
Sara Celestini ...
Giovane Velienses
Matteo De Buono ...
Giovane Velienses
Gaia Forte ...
Giovane Velienses
Leon Mutti ...
Giovane Velienses
Adriano Novelli ...
Giovane Velienses
Mattias Novelli ...
Giovane Velienses
Ines Tocco ...
Giovane Velienses
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Biscardi ...
Tefarie (voice)
Dalton Broback ...
Marce (voice)
Matteo de Buono ...
Giovane Velienses
James Larabee ...
Additional Voices (voice)
Lucia Lobosvilla ...
Satnei la Vestale (voice)
Mary Morgan ...
Veila and Young Remus (voice)
Kim Hans Morton ...
Son of Village Chief (voice)
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Young male villager / Additional voices (voice)
Mauro Aversano ...
Velienses / Soldato Albalonga (uncredited)
Davide Balzanetti ...
Carceriere Albalonga (uncredited)
Nicole Centanni ...
Giovane alba (uncredited)
Loris Curci ...
Falco (uncredited)
Mattia Napoli ...
Velienses (uncredited)
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Soldato Albalonga a Cavallo (uncredited)
Vittorio Verdirosi ...
Velienses (uncredited)

Directed by

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Matteo Rovere

Written by

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Filippo Gravino ... (story) &
Francesca Manieri ... (story) &
Matteo Rovere ... (story)
 
Filippo Gravino ... (screenplay) &
Francesca Manieri ... (screenplay) &
Matteo Rovere ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Isabella de Ligne-La Trémoïlle ... producer (as Isabella Orsini)
Luca Elmi ... associate producer
Philippe Logie ... associate producer
Elia Mazzoni ... line producer
Andrea Paris ... producer
Jean-Yves Roubin ... co-producer
Joseph Rouschop ... co-producer
Matteo Rovere ... producer
Ines Vasiljevic ... associate producer

Music by

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Andrea Farri

Cinematography by

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Daniele Ciprì

Film Editing by

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Gianni Vezzosi

Editorial Department

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Elisa Cirella ... assistant editor
Tiziana Di Clemente ... conforming
Dario Di Vito ... post-production manager
Christian Gazzi ... digital color grading
Francesco Panetta ... assistant editor
Claudia Panzica ... post-production coordinator
Victor Rosalini Spacek ... finishing / post-production manager
Andrea Vacca ... first assistant editor

Casting By

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Francesca Borromeo

Production Design by

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Tonino Zera

Costume Design by

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Valentina Taviani

Makeup Department

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Adriana Apruzzo ... additional makeup artist
Chiara Casali ... makeup artist
Federica Castelli ... prosthetic makeup artist
Camilla Cavenaghi ... prosthetic makeup artist
Sonia Cedrone ... additional makeup artist
Valentina Claudio ... prosthetic trainee
Marzia Colomba ... hair designer / key hair stylist
Andrea Eusebi ... prosthetics technician
Veronica Falabella ... assistant makeup artist
Elisa Ferrotto ... prosthetics trainee
Francesca Galafassi ... prosthetic makeup artist
Andrea Giomaro ... prosthetics technician
Andrea Leanza ... makeup designer / makeup supervisor
Altea Lippmann ... prosthetics trainee (as Altea Lipmann)
Cristina Malillos ... prosthetics technician
Andrea Masi ... prosthetics trainee
Hanna Máté ... special makeup effects artist
Roberto Pastore ... makeup designer / makeup supervisor
Teresa Patella ... daily makeup artist
Tiziana Rangeri ... hair stylist
Michele Salgaro Vaccaro ... prosthetic makeup artist
Lorenzo Tamburini ... makeup designer / makeup supervisor
Claudia Tozzi ... prosthetic makeup artist
Valentina Visintin ... makeup designer / makeup supervisor
Alessandra Vita ... makeup artist
Mauro Zenoniani ... special makeup effects: blood rigger

Production Management

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Morena Amato ... unit manager
Sabina Bianchini ... production manager
Enrico Cerabino ... production manager
Paolo Fragomeni ... unit manager
Daniele Gentili ... production supervisor: colombia
Neri Migani ... unit manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Matteo Albano ... first assistant director: pre-production
Federica Aresi ... second assistant director
Francesco Capone ... first assistant director
Francesca Gasperini ... second assistant director
Monica Paratore ... second assistant director
Lyda Patitucci ... second unit director
Paolo Sinigaglia ... assistant to Matteo Rovere

Art Department

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Luisa Angiolillo ... assistant set decorator
Paolo Caiti ... paint decorator
Riccardo Monti ... concept artist

Sound Department

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Angelo Bonanni ... sound mixer
Davide D'Onofrio ... boom operator
Mauro Eusepi ... foley artist
Gabriele Fasano ... field recordist
Marcello La Fortezza ... Sound mixer assistant
Marco Labruna ... foley artist assistant
Michele Mazzucco ... re-recording mixer
Kim Hans Morton ... re-recording mixer
Mirko Perri ... sound designer
Mattia Persico ... sound effects editor
Franco Piscopo ... re-recording mixer
Simone Usai ... assistant re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Tiberio Angeloni ... special effects
Luigi D'Andrea ... animal maker (sculptor/animatronic technician)
Franco Galiano ... special effects supervisor
Rolf Te Booij ... (animal maker, painter, propmaker)
Enrico Toscano ... special effects

Visual Effects by

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Maurizio Alario ... compositor
Luigi Baggio ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Rosario Barbera ... visual effects producer
Niccolò Barbero ... sequence lead compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Emanuel Bartolozzi ... roto/prep artist: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Elisabetta Belloni ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Francesco Bianco ... fx td: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Valentina Biffi ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Fanny Bilani ... visual effects post producer: Digital District
Laura Boscarino ... roto/prep artist: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Gaia Bussolati ... visual effects supervisor
Giuseppe Chisari ... rig & animation supervisor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Pierre D'oncieu ... digital compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
David Danesi ... visual effects producer
Daniele DeMaio ... fx supervisor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Vincenzo Di Natale ... digital compositor
Paolo Gerosa ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Francesco Grisi ... visual effects executive producer
Arnaud Leviez ... visual effects supervisor
Marco Lorenzin ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Gabriele Lori ... digital compositor
Mattia Marceca ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Hugo Vargas Monrroy ... modeling & animation: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Danilo Montesarchio ... 3D generalist: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Gabriele Motta ... lead compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Lolet Ong ... visual effects producer
Clara Pampolini ... fx td: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Giuseppe Parisi ... matte painter: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Diego Zura Puntaroni ... digital compositor
Ramdam ... on-set visual effects supervisor: Digital District
Federico Righi ... modeling & animation: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Victor Rosalini Spacek ... digital compositor
Marco Salvatori ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Fabio Scotellaro ... visual effects editor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Carlo Semeria ... 3D generalist: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Elisa Simoncelli ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Alessandra Spadaro ... visual effects coordinator: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Olivia Strada ... modeling & animation: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Nicolò Terranova ... roto/prep artist: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Giulia Tirelli ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Davide Tubaro ... compositor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Janneke van der Wel ... roto/prep artist: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Mattia Vergara ... 3D generalist: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Riccardo Zoccarato ... lighting supervisor: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani
Andrea Zucchetti ... modeling & animation: EDI Effetti Digitali Italiani

Stunts

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Paolo Antonini ... assistant stunt coordinator
Mauro Aversano ... stunts: fighter
Davide Balzanetti ... stunt actor
Marco Bartocci ... stunts
Dario Bima ... stunts
Mattia Bisonni ... stunts
Giorgio Bonelli ... stunts
Simone Bonelli ... stunts
Samuele Brancato ... assistant stunt coordinator / stunts
Dario Capacci ... stunts
Danilo Capuzi ... stunts
Mauro Caterini ... stunts
Andrea Cirillo ... stunts
Marco Coata ... stunt performer
Agostino De Cesaris ... stunts
Francesco De Tulio ... stunts
Alessio Di Clementi ... stunts
Federico Diust ... stunts
Emanuele Ercolani ... stunts
Andrea Fabbrizi ... stunts
Rocco Maria Franco ... stunts
Andrea Giglio ... stunts
Davide Gisone ... stunts
Riccardo Lalomia ... stunts
Davide Mancini ... stunts
Gionata Marzeddu ... stunts
Morris Mocci ... stunts
Mattia Napoli ... stunts
Dario Narducci ... stunts
Adriano Novelli ... stunts
Alessandro Novelli ... fight coordinator / stunts: fight choreography
Emiliano Novelli ... stunt coordinator
Mattias Novelli ... stunts
Daniele Palmieri ... stunts
Marco Pancrazi ... stunt: pre-production only
Valentina Paradiso ... stunts
Valentino Pellegrini ... stunts
Cristiano Pittarello ... stunts
Piermatteo Pugnali ... stunts
Angelo Ragusa ... stunts
Danilo Regini ... stunts
Simone Salucci ... stunts
Michele Sambruni ... stunts
Gabriele Scilla ... stunts
Gianluigi Scilla ... stunts
Massimiliano Ubaldi ... stunt performer
Leonardo Urbani ... stunts
Vittorio Verdirosi ... stunts
Majcol Vinante ... stunts
David Zamperla ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Matteo Attolini ... gaffer
Arturo Bernardi ... movi technician
Raffaele Cirillo ... second assistant camera
Stefano Fenocchi ... first assistant camera
Roberto Fucci ... grip
Harold Hotermans ... grip
Dario Indelicato ... digital imaging technician
Emiliano Leurini ... camera operator: second unit
Margot Locatelli ... videoassist
Alessandro Magno ... electrician
Giuseppe Maio ... action unit director of photography / camera operator: action unit
David Mariottini ... Drone Pilot
Guido Michelotti ... camera operator
Romualdo Nati ... flight head technician: dailies
Massimo Rinella ... grip
Simone Scarozza ... Focus Puller C cam main unit/A cam 2nd unit
Daniele Traettino ... first assistant camera: underwater sequence
Jacopo Trinca ... electrician

Casting Department

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Federica Baglioni ... casting assistant
Roberto Scarduffa ... extras casting

Music Department

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Giuseppe Corradino ... studio assistant engineer
Goffredo Gibellini ... score and mix engineer
Marco Marrone ... orchestrator
Enrico Minaglia ... music assistant
Marco Testoni ... music consultant
Paola Vanoni ... music producer

Script and Continuity Department

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Flaminia Mazzocchi ... assistant script supervisor
Alessandra Rucco ... script supervisor

Additional Crew

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Amedeo Sportoletti Baduel ... production assistant
Carlo Barbalucca ... sountrack backstage
Daniele Beni ... financial controller
Gergo Benkoczy ... animal coordinator
Fabio Di Pasquale ... production assistant
Gloria Gentili ... production coordinator
Zoltan Horkai ... head animal trainer
Peter Ivanyi ... animal department manager
Luigia Lazzaro ... external legal affair: belaw law firm
Fabrizio Martelli ... administrator

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Romulus and Remus are 18-year-old shepherds brothers living in peace near the Tiber river. Convinced that he is bigger than gods' will, Remus believes that he is meant to become king of the city he will found together with his brother. But their tragic destiny is already written. This incredible journey will lead the two brothers to creating one of the greatest empires the world has ever seen. Written by X

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Also Known As
  • The First King (United States)
  • Il Primo Re (Canada, English title)
  • Romulus & Remus: The First King (World-wide, English title)
  • Romulus & Remus: The First King (United Kingdom)
  • Le Premier roi (France)
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Runtime
  • 123 min
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Budget EUR8,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend Italy EUR930,075, 04 Feb 2019

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