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Genre  Drama Action
First episode date  April 18, 2004
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Country  United States
6.8/10 IMDb

Director  Robert Dornhelm
Network  USA Network
Language  English
Spartacus (miniseries) movie poster
Writer  Novel, Howard Fast, Robert Schenkkan
Release date  April 18, 2004 (2004-04-18)
Cast  Goran Višnjić (Spartacus), Alan Bates (Antonius Agrippa), Angus Macfadyen (Marcus Crassus), Rhona Mitra (Varinia), Ian McNeice (Lentulus Batiatus), James Frain (David)
Similar movies  Spartacus, Gladiator, The Eagle, The Last Legion, Pompeii, Centurion

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Spartacus is a 2004 North American miniseries directed by Robert Dornhelm and produced by Ted Kurdyla from a teleplay by Robert Schenkkan. It aired over two nights on the USA Network, and stars Goran Visnjic, Alan Bates, Angus Macfadyen, Rhona Mitra, Ian McNeice, Ross Kemp and Ben Cross. It is based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast.

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The plot, setting, and costumes are nearly identical to those of the Stanley Kubrick 1960 version; however, this adaptation follows Howard Fast's novel more closely than does Kubrick's film. (Two of the more noticeable omissions from the new adaptation are the "I am Spartacus!" scene and Spartacus' and his wife's reunion after the battle.) The miniseries is shown as a story a woman narrates to her son, who are later revealed to be Spartacus' wife and son.

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A notable piece of dramatic license has Spartacus' son born exactly at the moment Spartacus dies in battle. As Marcus Crassus and Pompey Magnus are being proclaimed co-consuls, the announcer calls Rome an Empire, when it was still a Republic at the time.

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Plot

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The movie starts with Varinia (Rhona Mitra), a Gaul woman and her village being attacked by the Romans. Her entire village is taken into slavery, and she is sold to Lentulus Batiatus (Ian McNeice). Spartacus (Goran Višnjić), a Thracian slave condemned to the mines, attempts to protect another slave. Spartacus is nearly crucified before Batiatus purchases the man. Spartacus and a handful of other slaves are brought to Batiatus' ludus to be trained as gladiators. Spartacus and the other slaves are brought to the Gladiators to eat, where he meets Nardo (Chris Jarman), Draba (Henry Simmons) and David (James Frain), before a fight breaks out between Draba and Gannicus (Paul Telfer), they are stopped by their trainer Cinna (Ross Kemp).

Cast

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  • Goran Višnjić as Spartacus
  • Alan Bates as Antonius Agrippa
  • Angus Macfadyen as Marcus Crassus
  • Rhona Mitra as Varinia, Spartacus' wife
  • Ian McNeice as Lentulus Batiatus
  • Paul Kynman as Crixus
  • Paul Telfer as Gannicus
  • James Frain as David
  • Henry Simmons as Draba
  • Chris Jarman as Nordo
  • Ross Kemp as Cinna
  • Ben Cross as Titus Glabrus, based on Gaius Claudius Glaber
  • Niall Refoy as Publius Maximus, based on Publius Varinius
  • George Calil as Pompey Magnus
  • Richard Dillane as Julius Caesar
  • References

    Spartacus (miniseries) Wikipedia
    Spartacus (miniseries) IMDb Spartacus (miniseries) themoviedb.org


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