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Antony and Cleopatra
Release Date: March 18, 1972
|Production Companies||:||Folio Films, The Rank Organisation, Transac, Ízaro Films|
|Writers||:||William Shakespeare, Charlton Heston|
Adaptation of Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, a historical drama that attempts to bring an epic visual style to the Bard's original stage play. The story concerns Marc Antony's attempts to rule Rome while maintaining a relationship with the queen of Egypt (Hildegarde Neil), which began while Antony was still married. Now he is being forced to marry the sister of his Roman co-leader, and soon the conflict leads to war.