Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown
Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Screenplay), Joseph L. Mankiewicz (Director), Sidney Buchman (Screenplay), Ranald MacDougall (Screenplay)
Release: Jun. 12th, 1963
Runtime: 4 hours, 8 minutes
Determined to hold on to the throne, Cleopatra seduces the Roman emperor Julius Caesar. When Caesar is murdered, she redirects her attentions to his general, Marc Antony, who vows to take power—but Caesar’s successor has other plans.
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Ostensibly madly in love with Elizabeth Taylor's Cleopatra, his smug, self-satisfied demeanour conveys only infatuation with himself, and makes the attraction Taylor is supposed to feel for him and the grand gestures she makes in the name of love feel inexplicable.