About the film
christianity ancient rome historical nero
Release Date: March 01, 1913
|Production Companies||:||Società Italiana Cines|
|Writers||:||Henryk Sienkiewicz, Enrico Guazzoni|
During the latter years of the reign of the tyrannical Roman emperor Nero, Marcus Vinicius, one of Nero's officers, falls in love with a young Christian hostage named Lygia. "Quo Vadis?" is a landmark in epic film-- Certainly Enrico Guazzoni’s grand-scale masterpiece laid the foundations for what colossal Italian spectacles would become. The film had tremendous influence on Giovanni Pastrone’s Cabiria (1914) and D.W. Griffith’s Intolerance (1916).