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420 Ratings


Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
United Kingdom, Switzerland, 1963


The story of Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt who wants to stabilize her power by using the tensions in the Roman Empire. Caesar visits Egypt, has an affair with her, and returns to Rome.

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Cleopatra Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1964 | 4 wins including: Best Cinematography, Color

1964 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1963 | Winner: Best Actor

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