Spartacus Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Spartacus.
This section contains 153 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Spartacus Film Summary

Spartacus is one of the greatest films of the 1960s. The epic drama allows viewers to relive the events of a historical slave revolt. The film takes a literary license with characters and events so that viewers can truly relate to the slaves and their plight both in slavery and in their quest for freedom.

Stanley Kubrick is known for exploring the dark side of human nature. In this film, he puts characters into difficult positions so that viewers can watch as they make their decisions. Rather than just giving viewers good characters, Kubrick presents characters who are both good and evil at different moments.

Kubrick insists on creating real situations and decisions. All the characters are revealed as real people making tough decisions with the little that they know. Viewers are able to analyze the characters and watch as the historical slave revolt...

(read more)

This section contains 153 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy the Spartacus Film Summary
Copyrights
BookRags Film Summaries
Spartacus from BookRags Film Summaries. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook