October Films

The Roman Empire seen through the lens of one of the most exhilarating and brutal arenas in the history of humanity

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    8 x 60
  • From the savage truth of a gladiator’s life as a slave-warrior to the fascinating ways Rome’s Emperors used the vast amphitheater to demonstrate total power, COLOSSEUM offers viewers a uniquely personal look inside history's most iconic empire.

    Each episode pinpoints one of eight key and diverse characters – all based on real people from history. Spanning several hundred years, the series unfolds chronologically, from the arena’s astonishing opening day to its very last games.

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