Overall Rank: 2576
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 40
Theatrical Release Date: 10/09/2009
Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 10/09/2010
Genre: Adventure, Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Actors: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Michael Lonsdale, Rupert Evans
Plot: 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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Muskurana - wrote on 09/23/2014
This is one of the best movies ever made.. I think it is not well appreciated.. it has a special place in my heart
Chris Kavan - wrote on 01/04/2012
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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