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Giants of Rome
Giants of Rome
Actors: Wandisa Guida, Ettore Manni, Richard Harrison, Nicole Tessier, Phillippe Hersant
Directors: Anthony M. Dawson, Antonio Margherita
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
UR     2008     1hr 33min

An elite goup of specially-skilled Roman soldiers handpicked by Julius Caesar go on a suicide mission to destroy the Druid's secret weapon - a giant catapult.System Requirements:Running Time: 93 minutesFormat: DVD MOVIE Ge...  more »

     
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Actors: Wandisa Guida, Ettore Manni, Richard Harrison, Nicole Tessier, Phillippe Hersant
Directors: Anthony M. Dawson, Antonio Margherita
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Drama
Studio: VCI ENTERTAINMENT
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 01/01/2008
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 33min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English
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B-movie of Caesar's gallic war
Robert J. Crawford | Balmette Talloires, France | 02/06/2008
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This is a fun oldie. The Druids have invented a secret weapon that is supposed to be able to stop and perhaps even destroy Julius Caesar, who must win in order to put down the intrigues against him in Rome. He sends some fanatical warriors to find and destroy it, a desperate gambit that the cautious and analytical Caesar would never have depended on. Along the bloody way, they have a number of adventures (sacrifice, tragedy, cowards, even love). Amazingly, though the Druids invented no such thing, this is not simple superhero stuff, but filled with dark characters and some pretty good suspense. I am sure I saw this when I was a kid, which makes this extra fun. The Romans are kind of the good guys - honorable, brave, and devoted to Caesar - and the Gauls are the cruel savages, but there are many surprises in the characters and their machinations. There is a good finale of battle, and it ends just prior to the battle of Alesia.

REcommended as background fun."