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The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

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14:20-17:15 Mon 5th Apr 2021 170m
BBC2

Synopsis

The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964) box art Director Anthony Mann's Academy Award-nominated, epic drama brings to life the glory, grandeur and greed of the crumbling Roman civilization amid a love story for the ages. Faithful Roman soldier Livius (Stephen Boyd) follows the principles of aging Emperor Marcus Aurelius (Alec Guinness), hoping to create a peaceful republic. But Livius' dreams and plans appear to be dashed when the corrupt Commodus (Christopher Plummer) ascends the throne.