Agora Full Movie

Agora posterPlot: Alexandria, 391 AD: Hypatia teaches astronomy, mathematics, and philosophy. Her student Orestes is in love with her, as is Davus, her personal slave. As the city's Christians, led by Ammonius and Cyril, gain political power, the institutions of learning may crumble along with the governance of slavery. Jump ahead 20 years: Orestes, the city's prefect, has an uneasy peace with Christians, led by Cyril. A group from the newly empowered Christians has now taken to enforce their cultural hegemony zealously; first they see the Jews as their obstacle, then nonbelievers. Hypatia has no interest in faith; she's concerned about the movement of celestial bodies and "the brotherhood of all". Although her former slave doesn't see it that way.
Rating: 7.2/10 (54797 votes)
Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Writer: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil
Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom
Runtime: 127 min
Rated: R
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Released: 2009 Oct 09