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Theodora, Slave Empress

Teodora, imperatrice di Bisanzio

Directed by Riccardo Freda
Italy, France, 1954
Drama, Adventure, Romance

Synopsis

Teodora, a Roman courtesan and former slave girl, marries the Roman emperor Justinian and assumes the throne as Empress of Rome. But the divide between nobility and slave is too great. Teodora seeks justice for her people, and revolution and armed conflict erupt in both Byzantium and Rome.

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Theodora, Slave Empress Directed by Riccardo Freda