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Quo Vadis

7.3
10,139
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Original title
Quo Vadis
Year
Running time
171 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
John Lee Mahin, Sonya Levien, S.N. Behrman (Novel: Henryk Sienkiewicz)
Music
Miklós Rózsa
Cinematography
Robert Surtees, William V. Skall
Cast
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Producer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Genre
Adventure. Drama | Epic film. Roman Empire. Historical. Religion
Synopsis / Plot
Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets Lygia and falls in love with her. She is a Christian and doesn't want to have anything to do with a warrior. Though she grew up Roman, the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia resents this, but somehow falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all the Christians, and throws them to the lions.
Awards
1951: 8 Nominations for the Academy Awards, including best movie
1951: 2 Golden Globes: Best Cinematography (Color) and Supporting Actor (Ustinov). 3 Nom.
1951: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1951: National Board of Review: Top 10 Best Films
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