Sexual depravity and sadistic cruelty in the tale of Caligula, a Roman Emperor tipped over the edge by his sister’s death.

Caligula challenges those around him to explore their different boundaries, forcing his slave to bring him the moon, enacting brutal laws, forcing himself on the wife of a senator and bringing death to those around him.

Australian director Benedict Andrews sets Caligula in a football stadium; a vast arena in which the unhinged leader can play out his hideous games.

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