"Any physical deformity was purged from the bloodline. None of us were born standing less than 5'9 with perfect genetic lineage we took great care to preserve the bloodlines. We left the infants born with any physical imperfection out to die to let the gods take care of them. They received the spirit and our intent and quickly took the spirit out of the body and renewed him into another."
"He stood here, facing the kitchen doorway." Angeline murmured as she crossed one leg over the other. Pointing to a pile of burning wood, she glanced at her confused sister. "Go on, his footprints are under that. How can you not know this?"
Mike Mattesi - Gladiator Film studies
Five Great Movies that Teach Five Great Lessons
The Gladiator - den ultimative 8er-film. Han indeholder hele spektret - hævn, heltemod, beskyttelse, power, ære, ærlighed, maskulinitet.