Agora (2009)

Director : Alejandro Amenábar

Genre : Adventure, Drama, History, Romance

Cast : (in credits order) , Rachel Weisz as Hypatia , Max Minghella as Davus , Oscar Isaac as Orestes , Ashraf Barhom as Ammonius , Michael Lonsdale as Theon , Rupert Evans as Synesius , Richard Durden as Olympius , Sami Samir as Cyril , Manuel Cauchi as Theophilus , Homayoun Ershadi as Aspasius , Oshri Cohen as Medorus , Harry Borg as Prefect Evagrius , Charles Thake as Hesiquius , Yousef 'Joe' Sweid as Peter rest of cast listed alphabetically: , Andre Agius as Boy, Clare Agius, Jean-Pierre Agius, Alan Azzopardi, Paul Barnes as Dignitary 2, Mary Rose Bonello, Peter Borg, Joseph Camilleri, Mario Camilleri, Paul Celia, Theresa Celia, Simon Cormi, Sam Cox, Christopher Dingli as Student 2, Clint Dyer as Hierax, Anthony Ellul, David Ellul, Malcolm Ellul as Bodyguard #4, Wesley Ellul as Guard #1, Angele Galea as Charition, Malcolm Galea, Ronnie Galea, George Harris as Heladius, Jordan Kiziuk as Hypatia's Disciple, Michael Larone, Ray Mangion as Crier via Canopica, John Marinelli, Alan Meadows as Rabbi, Samuel Montague as Theatre Crier, John Montanaro, Sylvester Morand, Omar Mostafa, Joe Pace, Alan Paris as Bodyguard no. 1, Joe Quattromani, Christopher Raikes as Hellenistic Man, Amber Rose Revah as Sidonia, Robert Ricards, Phillip Rizzi, Sean Ruhagiar, Stephen Ruhagiar, Charles Sammut as Philosopher 1, Nikovich Sammut as Roman officer 1, Michael Sciortino, Juan Serrano as Dead jew (extra actor), Pierre Stafrace, Frank Tanti, Frederick Testa , Guilherme de Franco as Roman Officer (uncredited), Novica Todorovic as Parabalano Fighter (uncredited)

Plot : A historical drama pool inside Roman Egypt, with make a remark to a slave who turns to the growing tide of Christianity inside the hopes of pursuing sovereignty sec yet caving in tenderness and his master, the prominent woman folk dogmas professor furthermore atheist Hypatia of Alexandria.

Run Time : 127 min | France:141 min (Cannes Film Festival)

Country : Spain

Language : English

Filming Locations : Delimara, Malta

Company : Mod Producciones

Trivia : The group was constituted on the accurate matching corner (Fort Ricasoli, Malta) where the Coliseum was constituted because Gladiator (2000). The fort was yet old because Caesar (2002) (TV), Helen of Troy (2003) (TV) also Troy (2004).

Goofs : Errors inside geography: In one among the show scenes a reasonably hefty Opuntia (Prickly pear cactus) may possibly troth seen. These flora are not native to the old-time globe along with they were introduced to Africa beyond findings of the Americas.

Plot Summary : Alexandria, 391: Hypatia teaches astronomy, mathematics, as at any rate as philosophy. Her student Orestes is inside care in addition to her since is Davus, her private slave. As the city’s Christians, led by Ammonius as at any rate as Cyril, profit opinionated power, the mammoth institutions of picking up as at any rate as governance would not survive. Jump prior to 20 years: Orestes, the city’s prefect, has an distracted calm in addition to Christians, led by Cyril. The Christians insist on public morality; primarily they notice the Jews since their obstacle, afterward women. Hypatia has no attention inside faith; she’s worried almost the movement of celestial bodies as at any rate as the brotherhood of all. What spot is there for the basis that her?

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