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Trailer for a Remake of Gore Vidal's Caligula (2005)

Needlework Pictures Presents Francesco Vezzoli in Gore Vidal's 'Caligula' (original title)
This is a short film based on the 1979 film of the same name. The film is stylized with the actors wearing modernized robes and Roman jewelry and females playing male characters and vice-versa.

Director:

Francesco Vezzoli

Writers:

Guy Endore-Kaiser (copywriter) (as Guy Endore-Kaiser), Gore Vidal
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Cast overview:
Francesco Vezzoli Francesco Vezzoli ... Caligula
Gore Vidal ... Self
Adriana Asti ... Ennia
Karen Black ... Agrippina
Barbara Bouchet ... Caesonia
Gerard Butler ... Prefect Cassius Chaerea
Benicio Del Toro ... Macro
Milla Jovovich ... Druscilla
Helen Mirren ... Tiberia
Michelle Phillips ... Messalina
Glenn Shadix ... Claudius
Tasha Tilberg Tasha Tilberg
Courtney Love ... Caligula
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This is a short film based on the 1979 film of the same name. The film is stylized with the actors wearing modernized robes and Roman jewelry and females playing male characters and vice-versa.

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Let them hate me, so long as they fear me.

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Trivia

Glenn Shadix (Claudius) previously played Caligula in Sabrina the Teenage Witch: Salem, the Boy (1999). See more »

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Spoofs Caligula (1979) See more »

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Fun and stylish
28 May 2006 | by katherine-gSee all my reviews

I saw this short film at the Whitney, and it was one of the best things in the whole museum. I found it funny, stylish, and fun to look at. Very over the top in costumes and sex acts performed. The movie also contains the appropriate super dramatic, almost soap opera-ish delivery from the actors--mostly just repeating Caligula's name. They all do it with style and panache. Many of them convey a lot with the one word--censure, disapproval, arousal. The casting of older women, in particular, caught my attention. They all--even in over done make up--look great. Helen Mirren looks particularly fetching in her costume. I will admit that I still have not seen the 70s version of this film--now I will have to hunt it down--so I cannot compare this version to the original, still and all, worth a look!


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2 March 2006 (USA) See more »

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$120,000 (estimated)
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