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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 12A
Cast
Fabio Cavalli
Salvatore Striano
Cosimo Rega
Giovanni Arcuri
Directors
Paolo Taviani
Vittorio Taviani
Screenwriters
Paolo Taviani
Vittorio Taviani
Running Time
77 minutes

Caesar Must Die
Golden Bear-winning drama


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Plot
Veteran filmmakers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani take their cameras behind the bars of a prison to record the inmates prepare for a production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.


Verdict
A hit in Berlin, the Taviani siblings' doc has plenty of wit and punch, although compared to the best of the medium - Man On Wire, for instance - it sometimes comes off as guileless and clunky.


Reviewed by Patrick Peters

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