Slave Women of Corinth

Slave Women of Corinth (Italian: Afrodite, dea dell'amore, aka Aphrodite, Goddess of Love) is a 1958 Italian epic historical drama film written and directed by Mario Bonnard.[1][2]

Slave Women of Corinth
Directed byMario Bonnard
Written byMario Bonnard
Alberto Manca
Mario di Nardo
Sergio Leone
Ugo Moretti
StarringIsabelle Corey
Anthony Steffen
Music byGiovanni Fusco
CinematographyTino Santoni
Release date
1958
CountryItaly
LanguageItalian

Plot

Antigonus, archon of Corinth, wants to build a magnificent temple dedicated to the goddess Aphrodite, for which the people are oppressed by new and very high taxes. The sculptor Demetrius, asked to make the face of the goddess Diana, falls in love with a slave, the Christian Lerna. With the arrival of the plague the people are increasingly discontented and Antigonus has easy game accusing the Christians who are immediately arrested and sentenced to death. The Roman troops arrive to restore order, saving the two lovers Demetrius and Lerna.

Cast

References

  1. Roberto Chiti; Roberto Poppi; Enrico Lancia. Dizionario del cinema italiano: I film. Gremese, 1991. ISBN 8876055487.
  2. Paolo Mereghetti. Il Mereghetti. B.C. Dalai Editore, 2010. ISBN 8860736269.
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