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Filmografia sulla crisi dell'impero romano e l'etą dei «barbari»

Terry Jones' Barbarians

2006, serie diretta da Rob Coldstream


Scheda: Nazione: GB - Produzione: Oxford Film and Television Production - Distribuzione: BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation), Koch Vision - Soggetto: Terry Jones - Sceneggiatura: Alan Ereira, David McNab - Fotografia: Joe Taylor - Montaggio: Mike Burton, David Fairhead - Art Direction: Paul Halter - Costumi: Heidi Miller - Musiche: Sandy Nuttgens, Michael Scott - Effetti speciali: Antony Buonomo - Formato: Color, documentari, serie tv - Durata: 180'.

Cast: Terry Jones.



Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: IMDb - - - - «...Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, offers a different take on these knuckle-dragging savages of lore in his entertaining and informative BBC series Terry Jones“ Barbarians (see, his name is even in the title.) The series is comprised of four episodes in which Jones hosts a revisionist take on history“s most loathsome barbarians like the Celts, the Goths, the Huns and the Vandals. What Jones discovers in his investigations is radically different from the standard historical account which shouldn“t be a surprise since these accounts come from the Romans who had a slight bias in telling only one version of the story. Take Attila the Hun, for example. What a piece of work this man described as the "scourge of God" must have been, what with the raping and the looting and the killing and all the big nastiness. Attila was a ferocious military leader for sure, but according to Jones he was hardly a monster leading a faceless horde of marauders. The Huns were not...».


4 episodi, in onda sulla BBC dal 26 maggio 2006.



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