A landmark in world cinema, this lavish and innovative silent Italian epic recounts the Punic wars between Rome and Carthage as seen through the eyes of a young woman kidnapped by pirates. The stunning battle scenes and groundbreaking camerawork influenced D.W. Griffith's filming of "Intolerance." Lidia Quaranta, Umberto Mozzato, Francesca Bertini, and Bartolomeo Pagano as Maciste star. 123 min. Standard; Soundtrack: music score. Silent with music score.