Rome in 65 AD, Emperor Nero‘s tyrannical regime has reached its zenith, Nero‘s self-indulgence and excessiveness brings up the opposition against him, conspiracies threaten his power. By all means Nero tries to defend his despotic claim of sovereignty. The famous philosopher Seneca has been Nero‘s teacher, mentor and close advisor since childhood, he is significantly involved in his ascent. Nevertheless, Nero gets weary of Seneca and Nero uses a foiled attack on his life to falsely accuse Seneca of being an accomplice.
Director: Robert Schwentke
Cast: Alexander Fehling, Andrew Koji, Geraldine Chaplin, John Malkovich, Julian Sands, Lilith Stangenberg, Louis Hofmann, Mary-Louise Parker, Nadia Benzakour, Samia Chancrin, Samuel Finzi, Tom Xander