updated: 06/12/2004

ancient Egypt: Imperium: Augustus

Imperium: Augustus is the story of (or at least a story about) Augustus so Cleopatra (Anna Valle) is little more than a cameo role.

This version of Cleopatra is much more of the Mediterranean world than many with only the kohl round her eyes and the cobra headdress linking her back to Egypt: maybe this is more how she might have looked – though from the image on her coins I suspect she was not as good-looking as Anna Valle.

Federico Laurenti was key makeup artist.