Titus Movie Review 1999

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Flashy version of a lesser-known early Shakespeare play, the gory "Titus Andronicus." Theatrical driector Taymor makes her film debut with verve and a wild mixture of styles. Victorius Roman general Titus (Hopkins) has just defeated the Goths and has captured Tamora (Lange), the Goth Queen and her sons, one of whom Titus promptly sacrifices to appease the gods. Decadent Emperor Saturninus (Cumming) claims Tamora for his queen; her daughter Lavinia (Fraser) suffers a fate worse than death; Tamora wants revenge; Titus wants revenge; there's a villainous Moor, Aaron (Lennix); and a lot of campy fantasy and blood.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 162 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Plays to Film: William Shakespeare, Rome--Ancient, Revenge, Royalty, Sanity Check, Rape
Julie Taymor
Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Alan Cumming, Harry J. Lennix, Colm Feore, Laura Fraser, James Frain, Angus MacFadyen, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Geraldine McEwan, Matthew Rhys
Luciano Tovoli
Julie Taymor
Elliot Goldenthal
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