Actors: Kirk Douglas, Gene Simmons, Laurence Olivier, Charles Laughton
|Plot Summary of Spartacus|
Spartacus, an slave in ancient Rome is sent to gladiator training; though there is a great chance of death in the arena, gladiators have a chance for freedom. He encourages a slave revolt, a struggle to eradicate slavery and bring down the decadent Roman Empire. Though they do not succeed, and Spartacus is crucified after being captured, he remains legendary.
This synopsis report prepared by Sara Embrey
|Script Analysis of Spartacus|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
Actual chase scenes or violence - 30%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 30%
Time/Era of Movie:
- ancient rome
- deposing an evil leader
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately messy visuals of dead
Kind of violence:
- land battles
- hand to hand
Unusual forms of death
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