The Last Legion

Genre:  Action/Adventure, Drama, War
Running Time:  102 min.
Release Date: August 17, 2007
DVD: December 18, 2007

Current rating: Rating: 3.67
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Cast: Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Thomas Sangster, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, John Hannah, Iain Glen, Rupert Friend, Nonso Anozie

Synopsis

During the Fall of the Roman Empire, its last emperor, 12-year-old Romulus Augustus (Thomas Sangster), rules for a day before losing all that he loves: his family, his home and an empire that once stood for truth and honor. Imprisoned on the island-fortress of Capri, Romulus, aided by the clever strategies of his teacher Abrosinus (Ben Kingsley) and the heroic skills of his legionnaire Aurelius (Colin Firth), escapes the island.

Accompanied by his friends and a mysterious envoy from Constantinople, Romulus travels to Britannia in search of the Last Legion -- the fabled Dragon Legion. There, Romulus will fight alongside his friends to make his last stand for Rome, and take his first steps to becoming the man and the king who started the Arthurian legend.

Based on the novel by Valerio Manfredi. .

Director: Doug Lefler
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Raffaella De Laurentiis, Tarak Ben Ammar, Martha Schumacher
Screenplay: Jez Butterworth, Tom Butterworth
Official Site: www.lastlegion-movie.com

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  • 5 stars "Love love this movie!! There is nothing bad that could be said that would change my mind! It is unfortunate that many do not see what all I do in it! And...it is clean!"
  • 5 stars "A movie you have to watch often."