Set in 79 AD, Pompeii tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harington), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia (Emily Browning), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator.
As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
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Concerning the film’s historical accuracy, Bolt confirms that, although most of the main characters are fictional, the names are accurate to the period, and the dating of the eruption is accurate. Also, the eruption and tsunami were recreated as accurately as possible based on historical accounts. Read More