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Quo Vadis? (2001)

Quo Vadis? (2001)

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One of the most expensive Polish films ever made, Jerzy Kawalerowicz directs the ancient Roman filmmaking staple Quo Vadis. This remake follows in the style of the MGM Hollywood epic directed by Mervyn Le Roy in 1951. Set in 64 A.D., the story begins with officer Marcus Vinicius (Pawel Delag) returning to Rome to relax with his uncle Petronius (Boguslaw Linda), who works for Emperor Nero (Michal Bajor). Vinicius becomes interested in Jesus when he goes to a Christian gathering in order to see his sweetheart Lygia (Magdalena Mielcarz). Emperor Nero is opposed to the Christians, which leads the way to a firey, explosive, and violent conclusion.

Cast

Franciszek Pieczka
as Apostle Peter
Jerzy Nowak
as Krispus
Jerzy Trela
as Chilon Chilonides
Boguslaw Linda
as Petronius
Pawel Delag
as Marcus Vinicius
Danuta Stenka
as Pomponia
Zbigniew Walerys
as Paul of Tarsus
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Critic Reviews for Quo Vadis?

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

The film gradually becomes more involving, powerful and ultimately spiritual.

April 12, 2002 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

less memorable but the movie stands as a far more serious and stronger interpretation

May 9, 2009 | Rating: B | Full Review…
Old School Reviews

Offers plenty of engrossing history and spectacle.

April 11, 2002

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