Emily Browning plays Cassia in this action adventure romance loosely based on historical events. In this clip, Cassia is shackled inside the chariot of corrupt senator Corvus as he flees the city in the wake the erupting volcano. After fighting several soldiers, our hero is in hot pursuit on horseback. As The chase ensues, Cassia pries up a splinter of wood to pick the locks open. The chariot eventually wrecks, but our damsel is quite safe and reunited with her love.