The Fight for Rome

Year: 1968

Translation available: yes

Ratings

  • 6,5

A Roman noble, Cethegus, tries to start a war, setting the Ostrogoths and their Queen, Amalasuntha, against the Byzantine Emperor Justinian; Cethegus wants to swoop in after they have destroyed each other and create a new Roman Empire from their combined kingdoms; however, he does not factor into his plans the vagaries of love and the personal integrity of the people in both kingdoms.

Genres: adventuredrama

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Associated topics

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Byzantine Empire

The Roman Empire

Crew

role

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Film director

Robert Siodmak

Screenwriter

Ladislas Fodor

Film producer

Artur Brauner

Film director

Andrew Marton

Film director

Sergiu Nicolaescu

Cast

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character

Laurence Harvey

Cethegus

Orson Welles

Justinian

Sylva Koscina

Empress Theodora

Harriet Andersson

Mathaswintha

Honor Blackman

Amalaswintha

Robert Hoffmann

Totila

Michael Dunn

Narses

Ingrid Boulting

Julia (as Ingrid Brett)

Lang Jeffries

Belisarius

Florin Piersic

Witichis

Emanoil Petrut

Teja

Friedrich von Ledebur

Hildebrand

Dieter Eppler

Thorismund

Ewa Strömberg

Rauthgundis

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