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The Passion of the Christ  5742

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Running time:127 (2h07’)
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A depiction of the last twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. The story opens in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, the controversial Jesus--who has performed 'miracles' and has publicly announced that he is 'the Son of God'--is arrested and taken back within the city walls of Jerusalem. There, the leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy; subsequently, his trial results with the leaders condemning him to his death. Jesus is brought before Pontius Pilate, the prefect of the Roman province of Judaea, for his sentencing. Pilate listens to the accusations leveled at Jesus by the Pharisees. Realizing that his own decision will cause him to become embroiled in a political conflict, Pilate defers to King Herod in deciding the matter of how to persecute Jesus. However, Herod returns Jesus to Pilate who, in turn, gives the crowd a choice between ...

Based on The Passion / The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ by Anne Catherine Emmerich.

Genre: Drama
Cast: Jim Caviezel, Maia Morgenstern, Christo Jivkov, Francesco De Vito, Monica Bellucci, Mattia Sbragia, Toni Bertorelli, Luca Lionello, Hristo Shopov, Claudia Gerini, Fabio Sartor, Giacinto Ferro, Aleksander Mincer, Sheila Mokhtari, Lucio Allocca
Directed by: Mel Gibson
Screenplay: Mel Gibson, Benedict Fitzgerald
Music: John Debney, Hosam Ibrahim
Produced by: Bruce Davey, Mel Gibson, Stephen McEveety
Language: Aramaic, Latin, Hebrew
Country / Year: USA,  2004

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