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DVD 1023

July 26, 2013

Spartacus (1960)

Plot: In 73 BCE, a Thracian slave leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

Director: Stanley Kubrick

Main Cast: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton, Peter Ustinov, John Gavin, Laurence Olivier, Tony Curtis

Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

Language: English

Awards: 1961 - Academy Awards for Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Peter Ustinov), Best Cinematography-Color (Russel Metty), Best Art Direction-Set Decoration-Color (Alexander Golitzen, Eric Orbom, Russel A. Gausnman, Julia Heron), Best Costume Design-Color (Valles, Bill Thomas);
1961 - Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing - Feature Film;
1964 - Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture-Drama;
2017 - National Film Registry Selection

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