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Klassieker / 1963 / duration: 3:12 / Verenigde Staten / director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz / Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Roddy McDowall, Martin Landau e.a. / Spoken languages: English / Subtitles: Dutch

In 48 B.C., the young Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra VII, seduces Julius Caesar, who has just defeated Pompey the Great and uses her charms to manipulate him and to establish her authority. Little by little, things will work out as planned, and now that the ambitious Cleopatra's son, Caesarion, is born, she can almost taste Egypt's long-awaited union with Rome, and the formation of a mighty empire. However, after Caesar's unforeseen death, the beautiful Queen will besiege his powerful Roman General, Marcus Antonius, leading him to a personal and political demise, as Octavianus takes over and wages war on the two lovers.






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Klassieker / 1963 / duration: 3:12 / / Verenigde Staten director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz / Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Roddy McDowall, Martin Landau e.a. / Spoken languages: English / Subtitles: Dutch

In 48 B.C., the young Queen of Egypt, Cleopatra VII, seduces Julius Caesar, who has just defeated Pompey the Great and uses her charms to manipulate him and to establish her authority. Little by little, things will work out as planned, and now that the ambitious Cleopatra's son, Caesarion, is born, she can almost taste Egypt's long-awaited union with Rome, and the formation of a mighty empire. However, after Caesar's unforeseen death, the beautiful Queen will besiege his powerful Roman General, Marcus Antonius, leading him to a personal and political demise, as Octavianus takes over and wages war on the two lovers.