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Cleopatra (1963)  link to trailer on IMDb

Nummer: 474

poster Cleopatra

IMDb-Bewertung:
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7.0/10 (19601 Stimmen)

Land: UK, 192 Minuten

Filmsprachen: Englisch

Genre: Biographie, Drama, Geschichte, Romanze

Regisseur: Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Rouben Mamoulian, Darryl F. Zanuck

Handlung:
In 48 B.C., Caesar pursues Pompey from Pharsalia to Egypt. Ptolemy, now supreme ruler after deposing his older sister, Cleopatra, attempts to gain favor with Caesar by presenting the conquerer with the head of Pompey, borne by his governors, Pothinos and Achillas. To win Caesar's support from her brother, Cleopatra hides herself in a rug, which Apollodorus, her servant, presents to Caesar. The Roman is immediately infatuated; banishing Ptolemy, he declares Cleopatra Egypt's sole ruler and takes her as his mistress. A son, Caesarion, is born of their union. Caesar, however, must return to Italy. Although he is briefly reunited with Cleopatra during a magnificent reception for the queen in Rome, Caesar is assassinated shortly thereafter, and Cleopatra returns to Egypt. When Mark Antony, Caesar's protégé, beholds Cleopatra aboard her elaborate barge at Tarsus some years later, he is smitten and becomes both her lover and military ally. Their liaison notwithstanding, Antony, to ...

Darsteller:
Elizabeth Taylor (als Cleopatra), Richard Burton (als Mark Antony), Rex Harrison (als Julius Caesar), Hume Cronyn (als Sosigenes), Cesare Danova (als Apollodorus)