WHO’S IN IT?
Rooney Mara (Una), Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave), Tahar Rahim (A Prophet), Sarah-Sofie Boussnina (Bora Bora), Hadas Yaron (Fill the Void), Lubna Azabal (Incendies), Lior Raz (It All Begins At Sea), Ryan Corr (Hacksaw Ridge), Jacopo Olmo Antinori (Me and You), Shira Haas (The Zookeeper’s Wife), Uri Gavriel (What a Wonderful Place), Charles Babalola (The Legend of Tarzan), Tawfeek Barhom (A Borrowed Identity), Tzachi Halevy (Bethlehem), Zohar Strauss (Lebanon), Michael Moshonov (Lost Islands), Ariane Labed (The Lobster), Theo Theodoridis (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Garth Davis (Lion), director; Helen Edmundson (film debut) and Philippa Goslett (Little Ashes), writers; Iain Canning (The King’s Speech), Emile Sherman (Shame) and Liz Watts (Animal Kingdom), producers; Hildur Guðnadóttir (Journey’s End) and Jóhann Jóhannsson (Arrival), composers; Greig Fraser (Foxcatcher), cinematographer; Alexandre de Franceschi (The Painted Veil) and Melanie Oliver (The Danish Girl), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Constricted by the hierarchies of her time, a young woman named Mary (Mara) defies her family tradition to search for her own way of living by joining a new social movement led by the charismatic Jesus of Nazareth (Phoenix). Soon, she finds herself becoming an integral part of the movement and their journey towards Jerusalem…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The untold story of one of Jesus’ most known followers is finally revealed to the world in a powerful and spiritual story that shows a woman overcoming what is expected of her and making her own radical decisions.