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Agora
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Rachel Weisz Rachel Weisz
Hypatia
Oscar Isaac Oscar Isaac
Orestes
Ashraf Barhom Ashraf Barhom
Ammonius
Rupert Evans Rupert Evans
Synesius
Homayoun Ershadi Homayoun Ershadi
Aspasius
Sami Samir Sami Samir
Cyril


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Alejandro Amenábar Alejandro Amenábar
(written by)
Mateo Gil Mateo Gil
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A good movie

5 years, 1 month ago at Jun 13 8:50
Personally, I was quite blown away by 'Mar adentro' which was basically the best Spanish movie I have ever seen so I was really eager to watch the following directing effort by Alejandro Amenabar. I was rather amazed that this movie was barely seen and quickly forgotten. Indeed, it may not be as awesome as Amenabar's previous effort but I thought it was still pretty good. It deals with philosophy,... read more

Agora

2 years, 10 months ago at Sep 22 19:12
Maybe I wasn’t paying close enough attention, but I’m not quite sure how Agora adds up together. Mostly an examination of religious demagoguery gone insane, but contains a female character who was a mathematician, scientist, astronomer, philosopher, and teacher trying to figure out the earth’s rotation. And much of Agora is just watching as the crazy, murderous Christians begin killing the i... read more
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Description: Set in Roman Egypt in the fourth century A.D. Weisz plays astrologer-philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria, who fights to save the collected wisdom of the ancient world. Her slave Davus (Minghella) is torn between his love for his mistress and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity. (movieweb.com) ... (more)
Release date: 9 October 2009
Tags: Drama (8), Historical (7), (6), Religion (6), 2009 (6), Romance (4), Atheism (4), Egypt (3), Library (3), Alexandria (3), Prejudice (2), Astronomy (2), Stoning (2), Christianity (2), Philosophy (2), 2000s (2), Ancient Egypt (2), Paganism (2), Dog (2), History (2)
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