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Mary Magdalene (2018)

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The story of Mary Magdalene.

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Garth Davis
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rooney Mara ... Mary Magdalene
Joaquin Phoenix ... Jesus
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Peter
Tahar Rahim ... Judas
Ariane Labed ... Rachel
Denis Ménochet ... Daniel
Lubna Azabal ... Susannah
Tchéky Karyo ... Elisha
Charles Babalola ... Andrew
Tawfeek Barhom ... James
Ryan Corr ... Joseph
Uri Gavriel ... Philip
Shira Haas ... Leah
Tsahi Halevi ... Ephraim
Michael Moshonov ... Matthew
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Judea, 33 AD. Mary is a faithful young girl from the village of Magdala (close to Galilea Lake) unsure to follow the traditions and destiny reserved to the women, living only as wife and mother, in her wish to be free. After to reject a marriage proposal of Ephraim, a family friend, her brother Daniel and her father Elisha make her an exorcism in the belief that she is possessed by a demon. Trying to find a solution Elisha asks help Jesus, a healer who is earning fame between the Jews of the zone with his speeches about a kingdom of peace and love free of hate, tyranny, oppression and prosecution, to heal Mary and that finally she obeys and submits to their will. Astonished by the charisma, personality and words of Jesus, Mary decides to follow him despite the strong opposition of her family. She meets a few men who too walk with Jesus as Peter, Andrew, James, John and Judas, who have their personal interests and ideas about Jesus' words and his revolution. At the same time that Mary ... Written by Chockys

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English | Hebrew

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16 March 2018 (UK) See more »

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Untitled Mary Magdalene Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Trapani, Sicily, Italy See more »

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Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix started dating during the production of this film. See more »

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A big disappointment
31 March 2018 | by RendmigiryggenSee all my reviews

This is not a movie for people who know the Bible. It was filled with errors and a lot of important things were left out. Now I understand why it's not in Danish cinemas! I had to take a ferry to Sweden to see it (It's only a twenty-minute trip). At least I had a nice day ...


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