Cleopatra (1963)

7.0 / Rated by 1 people

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248 min.
Plot  After the Battle of Pharsalus where Julius Caesar (Rex Harrison) has defeated Pompey, Pompey flees to Egypt, hoping to enlist the support of the young Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII (Richard O'Sullivan) and his sister Cleopatra (Elizabeth Taylor).

Caesar pursues and meets the teenage Ptolemy and the boy's advisers. As Caesar settles in at the palace, Apollodorus (Cesare Danova), disguised as a rug peddler, brings a gift from Cleopatra. However, the fire spreads to the city, burning many buildings, including the famous Library of Alexandria. Cleopatra angrily confronts Caesar, but he refuses to pull troops away from the fight with Ptolemy's forces to deal with the fire.

The Romans hold, and the armies of Mithridates arrive on Egyptian soil. The following day, Caesar passes judgment. He sentences Ptolemy's lord chamberlain to death for arranging an assassination attempt on Cleopatra. Cleopatra is crowned Queen of Egypt. She dreams of ruling the world with Caesar. When their son ...
  

Cast

Richard Burton
Mark Antony
Rex Harrison
Julius Caesar
Hume Cronyn
Sosigenes
George Cole
Flavius
Carroll O'Connor
Servilius Casca
Andrew Keir
Agrippa
Gwen Watford
Calpurnia Pisonis
Pamela Brown
The High Priestess
Cesare Danova
Apollodorus
Robert Stephens
Germanicus
Richard O'Sullivan
Pharaoh Ptolemy XIII
John Cairney
Phoebus
Andrew Faulds
Canidius
John Hoyt
Cassius
Marne Maitland
Euphranor
Jean Marsh
Octavia Minor (uncredited)
Desmond Llewelyn
A Roman senator (uncredited)
Peter Grant
A palace guard (uncredited)

Others

All Titles

Cleopatra
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

Bultan rated Cleopatra (1963) with 7.0 stars / 10.11.2015



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