Ancient Rome is the setting for this dramatic epic of faith, love, and courage. Revered Imperial soldier Marcus Vinicius (Robert Taylor) returns from years of battle and falls in love with a beautiful Christian woman (Deborah Kerr). But as Nero (Peter Ustinov) becomes obsessed with destroying the fledgling Christian Church, Vinicius must protect his beloved from the emperor's wrath. Look quickly for uncredited appearances by Elizabeth Taylor, Sophia Loren, and Bud Spencer. 174 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital mono, French Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English (SDH), Spanish, Japanese, French; featurette; audio commentary; original roadshow overture and exit music; theatrical trailers. Two-disc set.