R | | Action, Adventure, Drama
A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is devastated in a guerrilla attack.
German archaeologists have found evidence of the 9th Legion on the banks of the Rhine River and carbon-dated them long after these events took place, suggesting that rather than being wiped out, the reason that there is no evidence of the 9th Legion... ...
Centurion Quintus Dias:
My name is Quintus Dias. I am a soldier of Rome, and this is neither the beginning nor the end of my story.
The day after abandoning the general, the Romans are seen running along the top of a rounded hill with a line of snow just under the edge. Some days later, after continuously running westwards, we see them run along the same hilltop in the opposite direction.
The end of the closing credits state that "This film is based on a 2000 year-old legend", referring to the mysterious disappearance of the Ninth Hispana or Ninth Spanish Legion in Roman-occupied Britain around 117 CE.
English, Scottish Gaelic
£114,147 (UK) (25 April 2010)
$122,288 (USA) (26 September 2010)
29 January 2018
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