Julius Caesar (1979)

Genres - Musical  |   Sub-Genres - Film-Opera, Tragedy  |   Run Time - 124 min.  |   Countries - Germany  |  
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William Shakespeare's The Tragedy of Julius Caesar has been translated to film on several occasions. This German TV production isn't one of those adaptations. Rather, it is a full-bodied staging of the opera version Julius Caesar by George Frederick Handl. Theo Adam sings the title role, while Celestina Casapietra appears as Calpurnia. At a mere 124 minutes, Julius Caesar is one of the peppier filmed operas on the video market.

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betrayal, emperor, killing, treachery