From 24.06. To 29.06.2009.
Joseph L. Mankiewicz - producer, script writer and director
This spy film is based on a true story about a man who lived during WW II. In 1944, Ulysses Diello is the personal butler of the English ambassador to Turkey. He is capable and well esteemed by his master, which puts him in a perfect position to illegally cash in on his job. Wanting more from life than to be a servant, Ulysses starts to sell secret documents to the Germans.
Mankijewicz’s classic is a portrait of the theater world and the pure ambition that drives it. Margo Channing is an esteemed but already old actress whose career is at an end. Eve Harrington, a young woman who introduces herself as Margo’s great and loyal fan, becomes her secretary. But soon Eve shows her true face…
This is a historical spectacle about the life of the Egyptian empress Cleopatra from the time when Cesar arrived in Egypt until her death eighteen years later. Cleopatra, whose brother is in power, wins Cesar’s attention to such an extent that he makes her the empress of Egypt. She then bears him a son. Before he manages to name the child heir of the Roma Empire, Cesar dies violently. Soon, Marc Antony arrives in Egypt…