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
Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix have worked together in Her (2013), Mary Magdalene (2018) and Don't worry, He won't get far on foot (2018). They started dating during the production of Mary Magdalene in 2016. See more »
Sorry Christians, It had a few moments where I would say OK, its giving the historical account of what may be perceived as Mary's experience with Jesus , but I was left feeling empty in the end when It never really conveyed the risen aspect of the gospel. It felt spiritual but not Godly. Felt like an woman empowering movie.Not hating on women, but Jesus is the reason for the transformation of lives and Christianity and the movie made Jesus out to be more of a revolutionary than the Son of God.You may think opposite due to Mary conflicting with the disciples at times when they all made plans for how Jesus would change the system of things,but not to convey the true understanding at least through Marys eyes and having Jesus be revealed in the end was hollow. So sorry.Not gospel.
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