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Decline of an Empire is a 2014 British biographical historical drama film produced and directed by Michael Redwood about the life of Catherine of Alexandria. It is one of the last film roles of Peter O'Toole, who died before the film was released. The film originally carried the working title Katherine of Alexandria.

Decline of an Empire
Katherine of Alexandria.jpg
Directed byMichael Redwood
Produced byMichael Redwood
Music byJohn Koutselinis
  • Ralph Messer
  • Peter Taylor
Edited byHelen Ellene Michael
Distributed by
Release date
  • 12 August 2014 (2014-08-12) (United States)
  • 6 April 2015 (2015-04-06) (United Kingdom)
Running time
110 minutes[1]
CountryUnited Kingdom




The film was due for release in 2014[2] and was released direct-to-DVD in the United States on 12 August 2014 under the title Decline of an Empire. The film had a theatrical release in the United Kingdom on 6 April 2015 as Fall of an Empire: The Story of Katherine of Alexandria.[citation needed]Red Rock Entertainment acted as executive producers.


  1. ^ "FALL OF AN EMPIRE - THE STORY OF KATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA (15)". British Board of Film Classification. 24 March 2015. Retrieved 24 March 2015.
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