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One of the most stylish and successful epics to emerge from the Hollywood-on-the-Tiber phase of film history. Quinn plays the legendary thief whose spiritual/physical journey begins at the Crucifixion and ends in the Roman arena, with a period in the sulphur mines in between. The unexpected quality owes everything to Christopher Fry's highly literate dialogue and Fleischer's very considerable abilities as a director of action.

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Duration: 144 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Richard Fleischer
Screenwriter: Christopher Fry, Diego Fabbri, Ivo Perilli, Nigel Balchin
Cast: Anthony Quinn
Vittorio Gassman
Silvana Mangano
Jack Palance
Arthur Kennedy
Norman Wooland
Valentina Cortese
Harry Andrews
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