Before Game of Thrones successfully stole the attention and became a part of pop culture

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Publish Date : 2021-03-19 00:00:00


Before Game of Thrones successfully stole the attention and became a part of pop culture

for almost the last decade, there were actually several other series that had the same nuance, epic and dramatic. Even so, these series are closer to history than fantasy. Spartacus (2010-2013) for example. Or furthermore, Rome , a historical drama that often became the topic of conversation around 2005 to 2007. While it may not be as fantastic or spectacular in terms of scale as Game of Thrones , Rome is quite interesting to follow.

Now, there is another epic-historical series set in ancient Italy, namely Romulus . What makes the difference is that instead of British or Hollywood production, Romulus was worked on directly by Italy, so that it can be said to be closer to the authentic historical authenticity. 

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Consisting of 10 episodes, Romulus premiered in early November. It didn't take long, all episodes of the first season of the series can now be watched in Indonesia via the Mola TV streaming platform . Before watching it, please note that Romulus is not a biography of the founder of Rome at all. Departing from the founding of Rome, RomulusInstead, it is told from the point of view of three different characters, namely Yemos, Wiros, and Ilia. The story of the founding of the City of Rome is indeed wrapped in facts and myths, drama that combines mystery, violence, and even the supernatural.

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The story of Romulus and his twin brother, Remus, which is rich in myths allows freedom in developing the story, not just being limited to being faithful to facts. In this way the stories can explore a variety of viewpoints without having to wonder whether they are alternating history for dramatic effect or not. Likewise with Romulus . 

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The series tries to retell the origins of Rome, but focuses on the primitive tribes that later became the origins of the birth of Rome. In order to maintain this authenticity, the series also features dialogue in ancient Latin.

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Marco Chimenz , previously successful with the series Gomorrah as well as Suburra , is acting as executive producer. He collaborated with director Matteo Rovere, who previously had experience in lifting the story of Romulus and his twin brother, Remus, through The First King . 

The choice of Chimenz and Rovere to present Romulus in ancient Latin was indeed a breath of fresh air, considering that films or series with the same background are often presented in English, thus reminiscent of Shakespeare's stage plays . Even modern Italian usage is not their first choice. Hence, Romuluseven looks more realistic, or at least as realistic as can be done for series like this. All actors must carefully study the good lines, and then pronounce them from the heart, to avoid the impression of memorization. No wonder improv acting is forbidden.

Romulus starred a line of actors and actresses from Italy, such as Andrea Arcangeli , Francesco Di Napoli , and Marianna Fontana , who played the main character of the series; Yemos, Wiros, and Ilia. It is through this three-character perspective that we can "learn" about the history and past of Rome. 

To support the epic and colossal impression, hundreds of actors were also involved, as well as a line of reliable stuntmen to produce dramatic battle scenes. With all these unique "differences," explained Romulusbe a show that is a pity to miss. It's just that, prepare yourself to remain fully concentrated in watching it, because besides having a fairly winding and complex storyline, the use of ancient Latin can be a distraction when watching Romulus, considering that we are not used to hearing it.

The first season Romulus totaling 10 episodes aired exclusively streaming via Mola TV. With a subscription fee of Rp. 12,500.00 per month, you will get easy access to watch Romulus and various other films and television series that are broadcast specifically and exclusively on Mola TV. 

Through Mola TV, now you can also access various films and television series presented by HBO GO with a subscription package for Rp.65,000.00 per month.



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