The general who became a slave. The slave who became a gladiator. The gladiator who defied an emperor. Striking story! But now, the people want to know how the story ends. Only a famous death will do. And what could be more glorious than to challenge the Emperor himself in the great arena?
“I think that nudity is beautiful. Sometimes it can be awful, but when it’s beautiful? Cinema is the art about reality; it’s art from reality. In French we say l’art de la realite. You show reality, so you have to show bodies.”