a.k.a Iron Men
Peplum related documentary. Italy. Directed by Steve Dalla Casa.
DVD: Istituto Luce (Italy). Italian with english subtitles. Fullscreen.
Uomi Forti is a documentary chronicling the Italian peplum / sword and sandal genre from Hercules - Maciste - Samson - Goliath to Ursus. The film details the rise of the "strong man", the director and various actresses who would make the genre popular worldwide. Interviews with Carlo Verdone, Enrico Lucherini, Carlo Lizzani, Citto Maselli, Rosalba Neri & Mimmo Palmara. 3/5