Salammbo (1962)

Genres - Adventure, Epic, Historical Film  |   Run Time - 72 min.  |   Countries - France, Italy, USA  |  
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In this drama, the daughter of the leader of Carthage falls in love with the mercenary leader of an angered band of soldiers who are out to get the pay they were cheated out of after they valiantly fought to save the city. The woman promises to give him her jewels to repay them, but then a dishonest local politician intervenes and exchanges the gems for rocks and keeps the valuables for himself. The mercenaries begin to attack the city in earnest until the dishonest fellow's actions are revealed and he is executed. After that the soldiers are paid, and the lovers reunited,.

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attack, city, daughter, destruction, employment, group, history, leader, love, lover, mercenary, opal, payment, promise, repayment, rock, war