Agora Movie Poster


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In Theaters: May 28, 2010

R | Action, Adventure, Drama | 2h 6m


Fourth century A.D. Egypt under the Roman Empire— Violent religious upheaval in the streets of Alexandria spills over into the city's famous Library. Trapped inside its walls, the brilliant astronomer Hypatia (Rachel Weisz) and her disciples fight to save the wisdom of the Ancient World. Among them, the two men competing for her heart: the witty, privileged Orestes (Oscar Isaac) and Davus (Max Minghella), Hypatia's young slave, who is torn between his secret love for her and the freedom he knows can be his if he chooses to join the unstoppable surge of the Christians.

Cast: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Michael Lonsdale, Rupert Evans
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Studio: Telecinco Cinema
Producer(s): Fernando Bovaira, Álvaro Augustín
Writer(s): Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil