7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

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The name of this woman has become synonymous with "eternal" beauty. That is why filmmakers chose actresses with memorable faces to embody the image of the Egyptian queen.

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7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

1. 1934. France. Claudette Colbert

Although S. DeMille's film was nominated for 5 Oscars at once, it won only an award related to the work of the cameraman. “Cleopatra” turned out to be nothing - the leading lady constantly disrupted the shooting, confident that the decoration of the lady pharaoh was sitting badly on her ...

7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

2. 1945. Great Britain. Vivien Leigh

The flighty beauty, better known to us as Scarlett O'Hara from Gone with the Wind, remains the same in G. Pascal's Caesar and Cleopatra. The Farewell dramaturgical work of Bernard Shaw was used as a script. Shaw himself believed, "Lee doesn't fit."

7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

3. 1954. Italy. Sophia Loren

After 9 years, a picture of M. Mattoli appeared with the most promising actress of his homeland at that time. In "Two Nights with Cleopatra" Sophie proved that she was cooler than the more famous Gina Lolobrigida (the one who was predicted to play the royal role). The image is young. Sophie was 19!

7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

4. 1963. The USA. Elizabeth Taylor

And again after 9 years! The ancient Egyptian baton passes to the Americans. It was a success: four Oscars and a pharaonic wardrobe worth $194,800 (at the time just a huge amount of money). The tape "Cleopatra" showed a woman capable of love and hate Taylor and Burton began a high-profile romance on the set: Elizabeth did not even play feelings!

7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

5. 1979. USSR. Elena Koreneva

And here is the "Soviet" ruler of the Nile. A solo performance by A. Belinsky "Caesar and Cleopatra" was released. Cinema lovers, comparing the work of Vivien Leigh with the work of Elena Koreneva, call the latter "more boring." But Smoktunovsky embodied Caesar in more detail than all his predecessors ...

7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

6. 2002. France. Monica Bellucci

In the next episode of the comedy franchise about Asterix and Obelix (“Mission Cleopatra”), the African diva came out the most elegant (the costumes were fantastic, not historical).

7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

7. 2013? The USA. Angelina Jolie

In 2013, an experienced Taiwanese director was founded. But the film did not hit the screens.

7 vivid images of Cleopatra on our screen

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