Agora

Starring: Rachel Weisz Director: Alejandro Amenábar  Rated: R: Restricted
Alexandria, Egypt. 391 A.D. The World Changed Forever.
Rating 4.1
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: R
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 6 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2009
  • Label: Lions Gate
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Director Presentation
    • Director Commentary
    • "Journey To Alexandria" Documentary
    • Deleted Scenes
    • Storyboards: Production Design
    • Costume Design
    • Photo Gallery
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
    • Subtitles - English, Spanish

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Entertainment Reviews:

Box Office - 09/10/2009
3 stars out of 5 -- "Featuring striking panoramas and diligently orchestrated battle scenes, AGORA is a feast for the eyes."
Total Film - 04/13/2010
3 stars out of 5 -- "Astronomy, geometry, algebra, theology, ancient history. You name it, this encyclopedic epic knows it."
New York Times - 05/28/2010
"[R]ousing....AGORA, bristling with ideas and topical provocations, unfolds in a world of togas, sandals and high-flown language..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/04/2010
4 stars out of 5 -- "AGORA is a historical epic with an impressive pedigree....[The film] covers a fascinating, overlooked period while depicting the eternal struggle between science and ideology."
Movieline - 05/28/2010
"Handsome to look at....Amenabar draws a clear and chilling portrait of the divisive lines humans have felt compelled to lay down throughout history..."
Sight and Sound - 06/01/2010
"The tightly composed scenes in Hypatia's villa and classroom, featuring intimate conversations about the secrets of the universe, are quietly ravishing and Weisz more than convinces..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 07/21/2010
3 stars out of 4 -- "This is a movie about ideas, a drama based on the ancient war between science and superstition."
Washington Post - 07/23/2010
3 stars out of 4 -- "[V]isually stunning and stirring....[An] absorbing historical drama..."
Film Comment - 11/01/2010
"It's a sprawling religious epic....A film that's still relevant long after the fall of Rome."

Product Description:

THE SEA INSIDE's Alejandro Amenabar directs Oscar-winner Rachel Weisz in this historical drama. Set in fourth-century Alexandria, Egypt, AGORA chronicles both a historical uprising and the love of a slave for his mistress.

Plot Keywords:

Christians | Egypt | Epic | Live-Action | Romance | Romances

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  • Sales Rank: 106,306
  • UPC: 031398125266
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