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Agora (2009) Movie Information

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Agora (2009)
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Overall Rank:

2087

Avg. Rating:

2.88/4

# of Ratings:

38

Genres:

Adventure, Drama

Rating:

NR

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/09/2009

DVD Release:

10/09/2010

Director:

Alejandro Amenábar

Actors:

Rachel Weisz
Max Minghella
Oscar Isaac
Ashraf Barhom
Michael Lonsdale
Rupert Evans

 

 

 

 

Plot Outline:

Tells the story of astronomer-philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria (Weisz) and her relationship with her slave Davus (Minghella), who is torn between his love for his mistress and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.

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Chris Kavan 01/04/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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Religion and philosophy, along with some history - unlike most period films, this is based in fact. It takes a harsh view of Christianity, so avoid showing this to ultra-conservatives, but it worked for me. It's not completely accurate, but compared to most liberties films take, it's much better. A bit slow, but characters help even out the flaws.

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