Mary Magdalene is a 2018 biblical drama film directed by Garth Davis.

Official trailers

IFC Films on Thursday, March 28, 2019 released the trailer:
Mary Magdalene Ft. Rooney Mara & Joaquin Phoenix - Official Trailer I HD I IFC Films.

Story intro

In the year 30 AD, when Judea was under the control of the Roman Empire, a woman named Mary from the small town of Magdala begins to follow Jesus of Nazareth. Her family and father try to interfere with her departing from her home but she sends them away. She accepts baptism from Jesus and accepts his charge for her and the other apostles to baptize in the name of the Father. She appears to be fully as one with the other apostles in asserting the authority of the spirit of Jesus working through her on behalf of the followers of Jesus This causes conflict with the other male disciples, including Saint Peter. Mary follows Jesus all the way to the Crucifixion and Resurrection. In the end she is accepted by Peter as a faithful follower of Jesus. Peter accepts her report of the resurrection of Jesus and encourages the other apostles to also accept her message of the Resurrection and to proclaim it as part of the kerygma and good news proclaimed by Jesus as consistent with his ministry when he was alive. In the closing captions, Mary is first identified as having been called a common prostitute by the early church in the first millennium, while in the second millennium she has come to be accepted as one of the followers of Jesus who was among the twelve apostles and together with them.

Cast

Rooney Mara
Mary Magdalene
Joaquin Phoenix
Jesus
Chiwetel Ejiofor
Peter
Tahar Rahim
Judas
Lubna Azabal
Susannah
Tchéky Karyo
Elisha
Ryan Corr
Joseph
Hadas Yaron
Sarah
Shira Haas
Leah
Lior Raz
Magdala Community Leader
Uri Gavriel
Philip
Charles Babalola
Andrew
Tawfeek Barhom
James
Ariane Labed
Rachel
David Schofield
Thomas
Sarah-Sofie Boussnina
Martha
Michael Moshonov
Matthew
Jacopo Olmo Antinori
Magdala Man
Irit Sheleg
Mother Mary
Theo Theodoridis
Lazarus (as Theodoros Theodoridis)
Giovanni Cirfiera
Denis Ménochet
Daniel
Tsahi Halevi
Ephraim
Jules Sitruk
Aaron
Zohar Shtrauss
John
Roy Assaf
Temple Priest
Valentina Carnelutti
Midwife
Giulia Rosa D'Amico
Joseph and Sarah's daughter (as Giulia D'Amico)
Davide Cacioli
Rachel and Daniel's son
Silvia Bresciano
Rachel and Daniel's daughter
Massimiliano Cutrera
Exorcist
Maria Mutolo
Blind Girl
Maria de Lucia
Susannah's maid
Valeria Belardelli
Pregnant woman in Ghost Village
Roberto Sgarbi
Roman soldier in Ghost Village
Johann Myers
Cloth Merchant
Eleonora Bertoli
Maid
Giorgio Caputo
Giacomo Fadda
Francesco Scianna

About

Principal photography began on October 3, 2016 and concluded on December 2, 2016.

The film Mary Magdalene was scheduled to be released on February 26, 2018 (National Gallery), on March 15, 2018 (Germany), on March 16, 2018 (United Kingdom), on March 22, 2018 (Australia) and on April 12, 2019 (United States) by Transmission Films (Australia), Universal Pictures (United Kingdom), IFC Films (United States), CinemArt, Columbia Pictures, Fan-Force Films, NOS Audiovisuais, Sony Pictures Releasing, United International Pictures (UIP), Universal Pictures International (UPI), Filmostrada, Shout! Factory and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

The duration of the film is 120 minutes. The film grossed over $11.7 million.

The film had received a "R" rating.

Rating

Mary Magdalene got average rating from critics. The audience dislikes the film either.

External links

Official website: mariamaddalena-ilfilm.it

IMDB: Mary Magdalene

Wikipedia: Mary Magdalene (2018 film)

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