The Passion of the Christ
DirectorMel Gibson
WritersBenedict Fitzgerald, Mel Gibson
LanguagesAramaic, Latin, Hebrew
Time2h 7min
Vision26 March 2004 (UK)
Aspect2.35 : 1
SoundDTS, Dolby Digital, SDDS
Slogan12 Hours That Changed the World
LocationsBasilicata, Italy
Production CompanyIcon Productions
LocalnameThe Passion of the Christ
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The Passion of the Christ

08 March 2017 Drama

A depiction of the last twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. The story opens in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, the controversial Jesus--who has performed miracles and has publicly announced that he is the Son of God--is arrested and taken back within the city walls of Jerusalem. There, the leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy; subsequently, his trial results with the leaders condemning him to his death. Jesus is brought before Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor of Palestine, for his sentencing. Pilate listens to the accusations leveled at Jesus by the Pharisees. Realizing that his own decision will cause him to become embroiled in a political conflict, Pilate defers to King Herod in deciding the matter of how to persecute Jesus. However, Herod returns Jesus to Pilate who, in turn, gives the crowd a choice between which prisoner ...