Antoine and Cleopatra (movie, 1972)

Antoine and Cleopatra ( Antony and Cleopatra ) is a British – Hispanic – Swiss film directed by Charlton Heston , released in 1972 .

Synopsis

Antony and Cleopatra (1972) is a film adaptation of Rank Organization of the play of the same name by William Shakespeare . It was directed by Charlton Heston and produced by Peter Snell under a script by Federico De Urrutia and Charlton Heston.

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The stars Charlton Heston and Hildegarde Neil in the lead roles, with Eric Porter , John Castle , Fernando Rey , Carmen Sevilla , Freddie Jones and Douglas Wilmer . The film received poor reviews and, as a result, was distributed very loosely in the United States .

Heston played Mark Antony in 2 other Shakespearean films: Julius Caesar (1970), also produced by Peter Snell , and Julius Caesar in 1950.

Technical sheet

  • Title: Antoine and Cleopatra
  • Original title: Antony and Cleopatra
  • Director: Charlton Heston
  • Scenario: Federico De Urrutia and Charlton Heston after the eponymous play by William Shakespeare
  • Production: Peter Snell , for Folio Films , The Rank Organization , Transac and Izaro Films
  • Music: John Scott
  • Photography: Rafael Pacheco
  • Editing: Eric Boyd-Perkins
  • Country of origin: United Kingdom , Spain , Switzerland
  • Format: Colors – Mono
  • Genre: Drama , Historical
  • Duration: 138 minutes
  • Release date: 1972

Distribution

  • Charlton Heston : Marc Antoine
  • Hildegard Neil : Cleopatra VII
  • Eric Porter : Enobarbus
  • John Castle : Octavius Caesar
  • Fernando Rey : Lepidus
  • Juan Luis Galiardo : Alexas
  • Carmen Sevilla : Octavia
  • Freddie Jones : Pompey
  • Peter Arne : Menas
  • Luis Barboo : Varrius
  • Fernando Bilbao : Menecrates
  • Warren Clarke : Scarus
  • Roger Delgado : Soothsayer
  • Julian Glover : Proculeius

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