Set in Roman times, the story of a once-powerful general forced to become a common gladiator. The emperor’s son is enraged when he is passed over as heir in favor of his father’s favorite general. He kills his father and arranges the murder of the general’s family, and the general is sold into slavery to be trained as a gladiator – but his subsequent popularity in the arena threatens the throne.
This project is supported by Orlando Science Center for the exhibition of Pompeii: The Immortal City, funded by Orange County Government through the Arts and Cultural Affairs program. The exhibit, Pompeii: The Immortal City, will be open to the public from June 6, 2020 to September 7, 2020 at Orlando Science Center. For more details, click here.
USA | UK | Malta | Morocco, 2000, 155 minutes, Rated R, Directed by Ridley Scott