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Cleopatra

Synopsis

In 1963, this colossal and opulent $60 million spectacular was epic in every sense of the word -- an epic investment, an epic in the annals of Hollywood gossip, and, ultimately, an epic flop that nearly dragged 20th Century Fox down the Nile along with Cleopatra's barge. Handsomely mounted by [[Performer~P101039~Joseph L. Mankiewicz~josephlmankiewicz]], who replaced [[Performer~P100959~Rouben Mamoulian~roubenmamoulian]] as director after six days of shooting), the drama follows the eighteen tumultuous...more

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