The Arena is a 1974 gladiator exploitation film, starring Margaret Markov and Pam Grier, and directed by Steve Carver and an uncredited Joe D'Amato. Grier and Markov portray female gladiators in ancient Rome, who have been enslaved and must fight for their freedom. This marks the second teaming of Grier and Markov; in 1972 they starred together in the women in prison film Black Mama, White Mama. The Arena, set in the ancient Roman town of Brundusium, is about a group of slave girls who are sold to a man named Timarchus , the organizer of the events that take place in the town’s colosseum....
|Release date:||January 1974|
|Directed by:||Joe D'Amato, Steve Carver|
|Editor:||Joe Dante, Piera Bruni|
|Music by:||Francesco De Masi|
|Screenplay by:||Joyce Hooper Corrington, John William Corrington|
|Genre:||Action Film, Adventure Film|