especially since Hollywood only cranks out garbage and superhero movies these days.. enjoy! And yes, lazy US viewers, it is subtitled, but that doesn't make it less amazing, just means you need to be able to read at a 5th grade level to truly enjoy. There’s probably more fighting in this movie than most real societies can survive but I have only one genuine beef about this movie. They won't be able to see your review if you only submit your rating. These already highly civilized Europeans are presented here as dirty, mud hut dwelling cavemen. 1 it's not latin, how could it be more accurate than this? Romans were not a bunch of barbarians. Are you people on crack? Your AMC Ticket Confirmation# can be found in your order confirmation email. Never heard of it here in Ireland. The story is familiar, at the first sigh, from school years. Alessandro Borghi and Alessio Lapice were extraordinary as Remus and Romulus, or the two brothers who would be initially loyal to have a bond with each other. There are no critic reviews yet for The First King. The makers of the film have decided to skip the most unlikely and mythical She-Wolf suckling bits and keep a tale of two brothers in a very backwards 8th-century B.C. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. A film who you feel. There are no featured audience reviews for The First King at this time. Reviewed in the United States on May 3, 2020. People are indoctrinated to see the world and history true Hollywood filtered Politically Correct and Safe views, were actors are wearing make up the hair are clean and neat and overall the dialoged has to be in English so they can follow all the details. If you need too search wikipedia to know the date and location of these events or if you need more action...oh boy, watch a movie featuring the rock or vin diesel instead, or some other garbage... this one would be too much for you and it was made for people who weren't playing pokemon at history class. They portray the italian tribes not far off from prehistoric man living in stick huts and in furs. The percentage of users who rated this 3.5 stars or higher. But seriously, this was a great adaptation of the story of Rome. This time I had no doubt. This film isn't as striking as Revenant or as thematically deep as Valhalla Rising, but it sure gets close. But to become the founder of Rome, as through the centuries it would become a powerful empire, it means one of the brothers has to die. and the Terms and Policies, central Italy, and the legend of a city founded mostly of an unlikely hodgepodge of refugees. An eternal myth. An amazing movie. The First King › Customer reviews; Customer reviews. Even more important, the actors speak original Paleo Latin with subtitles, a choice I had enjoyed in movies like The Passion and Apocalypto. | 5 star 51% 4 star 18% 3 star 12% 2 star 9% 1 star 10% The First King. wow!, were we for a surprise when we realized this is not in English, had to turn on subtitles. Great movie ! This is about The R brothers, not an action movie. Regal There is an intense effort to be as authentic as possible: all the locations are near Rome, sounds chosen and edited to be consistent with the historical environment, wood and hay huts, simple basic clothes and weapons. Romulus and Remus, two shepherds and loyal brothers, end up taking part to a journey that will lead one of them to be the founder of the greatest nation ever seen. So I'm not sure what is "factually" correct and what was made up. I was frankly bored. But since they have been told about the foundation of the Rome's kingdom, their bond gets broken as they both would be not united like before. Don't waste your time and watch something good. 3.9 out of 5 stars. Actually it's their story. The actors are excellent in their roles. While I'm not that familiar with the actual story of the two main characters. Obviously, with legends, it's hard to talk about historical accuracy, but this movie has zero basis in anything archeologically provable. Ratings obviously Rigged. First of all the movie does not give you a date (770BC) that this all happened and where. A change in regime is signaled by carrying around the previous chief’s severed head impaled on a pole. This movie is certainly not suitable for younger people or anyone who dislikes realistic violence. I do not expect hollywood action garbage and do not watch those films. but that's silly and I've found some real gems lately. Instead, this film presents a real, gritty and interesting account of the tale. | Absolutely ridiculous, I would even dare to say it's a malicous rewriting of history. There are no approved quotes yet for this movie. The legend of the two brothers, whose lives led to the birth of one of the most powerful and important cities / empire in history. Coming Soon. And it is enough. The First King › Customer reviews; Customer reviews. A splendid film, reminding a Latin text. There’s absolutely no hint of imperial grandeur or sophisticated culture. The film adds to the verisimilitude with the actors speaking entirely in a primitive, pre-Roman Latin (I had to listen for about fifteen minutes before I could even start to pick words out). The film adds to the verisimilitude with the actors speaking entirely in a primitive, pre-Roman Latin (I had to listen for about fifteen minutes before I could even start to pick words out). The history many may not know retold. First off turn on the subtitles or you will probably have a difficult time with this movie. A change in regime is signaled by carrying around the previous chief's severed head impaled on a pole. External Reviews 2.9 out of 5. Very well framed and filmed. I wish that was written someplace before we spent the money. Please enter your email address and we will email you a new password. This 10-digit number is your confirmation number. Romulus and Remus : The First King (Il primo re) is an Italian film shot in the Latin language, featuring the story of Romulus and Remus, the legendary founding brothers of Rome. But a part from this little and forgettable stuffs, it is a great movie, with a great plot, great and well played characters. This one is pretty great. As the filmmaker Matteo Rovere has been fascinated by the story of Romulus and Remus, he and other filmmakers went to make a long research of the story to be as accurate as possible. Decent movie, not really what I expected but entertaining nonetheless, Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2019.