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VHS DG 299 S46 (COL)


by Franzoni, David

Main Title: Gladiator [videorecording] / DreamWorks Pictures and Universal Pictures ; directed by Ridley Scott ; writer, David Franzoni ; screenplay by David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholson ; story by David Franzoni ; produced by Douglas Wick ; produced by David Franzoni, Branko Lustig.

Published/Created: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, c2000.

Description: 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 140 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in

Local Call No: VHS DG 299 S46

Cast: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed, Derek Jacobi, Djimon Hounsou, Richard Harris

Credits: Original music, Lisa Gerrard, Hans Zimmer ; cinematography, John Mathieson ; film editing, Pietro Scalia ; casting, Louis DiGiaimo, Pia Zammit

Summary: The army of Marcus Aurelius finally subdues the barbarian hordes but the aging emperor is eliminated by his treacherous son, Commodus who becomes the new emperor. A great general, Maximus, who was the late emperor's favorite makes the mistake of spurning Commodus. The insecure new emperor orders the execution of the popular general. The resourceful Maximus escapes this fate but reaches home too late; when he arrives, he finds his wife and son dead, his farm torched. Maximus is taken as a slave but conceals his identify when thrown into the arena by gladiatorial entrepreneur Proximo

Subject: Gladiators -- Rome -- Drama.
Subject: Emperors -- Rome -- Drama.
Subject: Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-284 A.D. -- Drama.
Subject: Epic films.

Related Name: Scott, Ridley.
Related Name: Crowe, Russell.

videorecording VHS 140 min.
1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (ca. 140 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
©2000,  2000, Dreamworks Pictures, United States
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AV Material ID 1000000381
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