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I, Claudius

2 Ratings: 5.0
A movie directed by Herbert Wise

This superbly acted, mordantly funny romp through 70 years or so of Roman history is one of the best-loved miniseries ever made, and deservedly so. Derek Jacobi plays Roman Emperor Claudius, who reflects in old age on his life and his remarkable … see full wiki

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Director: Herbert Wise
2 reviews about I, Claudius
review by . January 24, 2005
I never tire of watching this superbly acted and exciting program that is absolutely my favorite program I have ever seen on tv. Derek Jacobi is excellent as the meek, stuttering Claudius who lives through the reigns of 3 emperors while all those around him are either murdered or meet mysterious deaths. After his evil nephew Caligula is murdered, Claudius is pulled out of hiding by the Praetorian Guards and made the emperor.    Seeing it as a chance to restore the republic to …
review by . September 02, 2003
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If you have any interest at all in Roman History at all, this is a DVD for you. If you have any interest in great acting, this is for you. If you love a fantastic story, with some of the most fascinating characters ever to hit the small screen, then do yourself a favour and buy this DVD. Nothing matches it.The story follows the ancient Emperor Claudius's memoirs about his highly disfunctional family through the years from his birth to his near death. This is the time of the Emperors Augustus, Tiberius …
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