The Last Legion

The Last Legion
  • 2007
  • US / UK / France / Slovakia / Italy
  • 1h 41min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Doug Lefler
  • Written by: Valerio Massimo Manfredi (book), Jez Butterworth, Tom Butterworth, Carlo Carlei, Peter Rader
  • Cast: Colin Firth, Thomas Sangster, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai, Peter Mullan, Kevin McKidd
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A risible slice of sword and sorcery buffoonery, with the miscast Firth playing Roman warrior Aurelius with the air of a suburban bank manager in fancy dress and an ensemble of Scottish acting talent hiding shamefacedly behind a host of unlikely beards and names. The stream of innuendos makes this film of accidental comic interest, but only barely.

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The Last Legion

18 Oct 20072 stars

ACTION/ADVENTURE (12A) 101min Director Doug Lefler honed his questionable skills directing episodes of Xena: Warrior Princess before legendary producer Dino de Laurentiis let him loose on this risible slice of sword and sorcery buffoonery. Falling well…

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