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Spartacus

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Sunday, Aug 31, 2008
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Spartacus1960, USA, Stanley Kubrick

A must see. George Orwell, in one of his newspaper columns, reflected on the fact that though the ancient civilisations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece and Rome had rested entirely on slavery, in the same way as modern society depends on electricity or fossil fuels, we cannot recall the name of a single slave, except perhaps for Spartacus. And we remember him “…because he did not obey the injunction to ‘resist not evil’, but raised violent rebellion”.

For more details, see tt0054331 on The Internet Movie Database.

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