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IMPERIUM - Augustus

 
Title: IMPERIUM - Augustus
Original title: IMPERIUM - Augustus
Format: 2 x two hours
Starring: Peter O'Toole
Charlotte Rampling
Vittoria Belvedere
Benjamin Sadler (SIDE EFFECTS)
Ken Duken (INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS, LACONIA)
Directed by: Roger Young
Produced by: A Lux Vide, Rai Fiction, Rai Trade and EOS production in coproduction with Quinta Communication for RAI, ZDF, Telecinco and France 2 in association with ZDF.enterprises
 
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IMPERIUM - Augustus

The First Emperor

Octavius, whose name as emperor becomes Augustus, comes to power at the age of only 19, after the assassination of his uncle, Julius Caesar. He divides up the Empire with Mark Anthony, who rules over the eastern portion. Lacking a male heir, Octavius forces his daughter Julia to marry his stepson Tiberius. Then Iullus Anthony, Julias' lover and the son of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony, is caught plotting to kill the emperor. Augustus sends his daughter into exile for adultery rather than executing her for treason.

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