The First King

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Italy | 2018 | 127 minutes | Matteo Rovere

November 8 - 9, 2019

Cinema Italian Style

In this two-fisted epic, a prophecy foretells that one of two shepherd brothers, Romulus and Remus, will found the Roman empire-and kill the other.

In 800 B.C., a prophecy foretells that one of two shepherd brothers, Romulus and Remus, will build a world-spanning empire-but the other will die at his hand. In this two-fisted loincloth-and-swordfight epic (featuring dialogue in a painstakingly researched authentic early Italian dialect), find out which one goes on to found Rome.

  • Original Language Title: Il Primo Re
  • Director: Matteo Rovere
  • Principal Cast: Alessandro Borghi, Alessio Lapice, Tania Garribba, Fabrizio Rongione
  • Country: Italy, Belgium
  • Year: 2018
  • Running Time: 127 minutes
  • Producer: Andrea Paris, Matteo Rovere
  • Screenplay: Filippo Gravino, Francesca Manieri
  • Cinematographers: Daniele Cipri
  • Music: Andrea Farri
  • Language: Italian
  • Has Subtitles: Yes