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Caesar (2002)
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Call no.:
DVD 001 530
Title:
Caesar
Alternate titles:
Julius Caesar :
Julius Caesar
Originally produced:
2002
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Traces Caesar's rise to prominence as a brilliant military tactician. Includes his complex relationships with his mentor General Pompey and his second wife Calpurnia. His ideological tiltings with Senator Cato, who advocates democracy over Caesar's dictatorial ambitions. Explains Caesar's violent epileptic seizures, his megalomania, his casually calculated cruelties, and his bigamous relationship with Egyptian queen Cleopatra. His nephew, Brutus, finally kills Caesar at March 15, 44. B.C. (the Ides of March) at the age of 55, starting an era of civil wars.
Credits:
TNT presents a DeAngelis Group and Five Mile River Films production ; a film by Uli Edel ; producers, Giuseppe Pedersoli, Jonas Bauer ; written by Peter Pruce and Craig Warner ; directed by Uli Edel.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
New York, NY : Distributed by GoodTimes Entertainment, c2004.
Details:
1 DVD (178 min.) : sound, color
Studio(s):
Turner Network Television
DeAngelis Group (Firm)
Five Mile River Films, Ltd
Director(s):
Edel, Uli
Screenwriter(s):
Pruce, Peter
Warner, Craig
Producer(s):
Pedersoli, Giuseppe
Bauer, Jonas
Cast:
Jeremy Sisto, Richard Harris, Christopher Walken, Christopher Noth, Valeria Golino, Heino Ferch, Tobias Moretti.
Production:
Director of photography, Fabio Cianchetti ; edited by Mark Conte ; music by Carlo Siliotto.
Notes:
Aspect ratio: 16:9.
Originally released as a television mini-series in 2002.
Special features include segments about the making of the film and scene selection.
Subjects:
Caesar, Julius.
Pompey, the Great, 106-48 B.C.
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, d. 30 B.C.
Brutus, Marcus Junius, 85?-42 B.C.
Dictators Rome Drama.
Rome History 53-44 B.C. Drama.
Genre:
Biographical television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television mini-series.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Biographical television programs
Genre: Historical television programs
Genre: Television mini-series
Year: 2000s
Spoken language: English
Title: Caesar
Director: Edel, Uli
Actor: Harris, Richard
Actor: Noth, Christopher
Actor: Sisto, Jeremy
Actor: Walken, Christopher
Musical score composer: Siliotto, Carlo
Production studio: DeAngelis Group (Firm)
Production studio: Five Mile River Films, Ltd
Production studio: Turner Network Television
Film technique: Live action