Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 September 2010

208 Pages | 7 b/w illustrations

5 1/2 X 8 1/2 inches

ISBN: 9781904675549

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Ancient Rome at the Cinema

Story and Spectacle in Hollywood and Rome

Elena Theodorakopoulos

Liverpool University Press

  • Careful analysis of both Hollywood and avant-garde films, with stress on visual aspects
  • Films covered include mainstream blockbusters Ben Hur, Spartacus, The Fall of the Roman Empire, Gladiator and avant-garde productions Fellini's Satyricon and Roma and Julie Taymor's Titus