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7 Ratings

Scipio Africanus: The Defeat of Hannibal

Scipione l'africano

Directed by Carmine Gallone
Italy, 1937
Drama, History, War


A story of the Second Punic Wars, beginning with Scipio’s futile pleas to the Roman Senate to build an army to battle Hannibal, that climaxes with the battle of Zama.

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Scipio Africanus: The Defeat of Hannibal Directed by Carmine Gallone

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1937 | Winner: Best Italian Film (Mussolini Cup)

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