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By Monica Silveira Cyrino

Big Screen Rome is the 1st systematic survey of crucial and well known movies from the earlier part century that reconstruct identical to Roman antiquity.

  • The first systematic survey of an important and renowned fresh movies approximately Roman antiquity.
  • Shows how cinema explores, reinvents and celebrates the spectacle of historic Rome.
  • Films mentioned extensive contain Stanley Kubrick’s Spartacus, Ridley Scott’s Gladiator and Terry Jones’s Monty Python’s lifetime of Brian.
  • Contributes to discussions in regards to the ongoing relevance of the classical world.
  • Shows how modern film-makers use recreations of historical heritage as commentaries on modern society.
  • Structured in a fashion that makes it compatible for direction use, and lines concerns for dialogue and research, and connection with additional bibliographic resources.
  • Written in an lively and interesting style.

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