(out of 5)

Derek Jarman’s first film (as co-director), and certainly one of the sexiest films ever made about ancient times. Taking place in 300 A.D., a Roman subject named Sebastianus (more commonly known to us as St. Sebastian) is exiled from the city by the tyrannous Caesar and sent to live at an outpost inhabited only by men (who feel no need to wear any clothing). Taking a liking to their new neighbour, the men get lusty over Sebastianus until they take out their revenge on him for spurning them. Incredibly erotic, this fascinating film (which you will pay attention to for the dialogue as well as the nudity) is spoken entirely in Latin with English subtitles.

Cinegate, Disctac, Megalovision

United Kingdom, 1976

Directed by

Screenplay by Paul Humfress, Derek Jarman, , latin translation by 

Cinematography by 

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by Derek Jarman

Film Editing by



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