Monday, September 28, 2009

Agora Preview Clip

Here below a first preview clip of Agora:

Hypathia in front of the council

Hope to get an English version of this clip of Agora soon! But even in Spanish, it does look good: I'm impressed by Amenabar's work!

Friday, August 28, 2009

Agora Movie Trailer

AGORAA new full length trailer of Agora, the upcoming movie directed by Alejandro Amenabar, has shown up, you may watch it below:


Movie Plot:
"Tells the story of astronomer-philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria (Rachel Weisz) and her relationship with her slave Davus (Max Minghella), who is torn between his love for his mistress and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity."

The sumptuous movie set built for Agora really help to make the movie Agora to look real!

Saturday, August 15, 2009

Agora Character Posters

A new series of character posters have been unveiled for Agora:
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Those Agora character posters are inspiring!

Friday, May 8, 2009

Agora Movie Poster

The first movie poster of Agora, upcoming History movie directed by Alejandro Amenabar, has been unveiled:
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New posters of Agora:
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The movie Agora will be released on October 9, 2009 in Spain, still waiting for a release date in the USA.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Agora Official Trailer

The first official trailer of Agora, an upcoming historical drama movie directed by Alejandro Amenabar, has shown up:


Alexandria, Egypt

391 Anno Domini

The world is going to change forever.

Agora is about astrologer-philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria (Rachel Weisz) and her relationship with her slave Davus (Max Minghella). The story set in Alexandria in Egypt takes place in period of turmoil where Christianism has been progressively superseding the former belief system.

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Agora Pictures

Here below some pictures of Agora, upcoming movie starring Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella:
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The movie Agora is going to be really gorgeous! I wonder if it is still possible to visit the sets on Malta Island (which stands for Alexandria)?

Monday, December 1, 2008

Agora Movie directed by Alejandro Amenabar

Agora MovieRachel Weisz, Max Minghella (in front), and Alejandro Amenabar (in back)

Agora is an upcoming historical drama film directed by Alejandro Amenabar. The film is starring Rachel Weisz and Max Minghella. The story revolves around astrologer-philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria (Weisz) and her relationship with her slave Davus (Minghella). Agora should be released on December 18, 2009.

We've got some set pictures of the movie sets of Agora (the story takes place in Egypt but the sets are actually on the island Malta in the Mediterranean Sea):
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If the incredible amount of energy and money that's been put in the construction of the movie sets is any indicator to believe then the movie Agora is going to be be a quite impressive live reconstitution of Roman Egypt.

Here below a first look at Rachel Weisz as Hypatia the astrologer-philosopher:
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Rachel Weisz as Hypatia - Agora MoviePlot:
"A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hopes of pursuing freedom while also falling in love with his master, the famous female philosophy professor and atheist Hypatia of Alexandria." (Source: IMDb)

- Rachel Weisz as Hypatia of Alexandria
- Max Minghella as Davus, her slave
- Oscar Isaac as Orestes
- Ashraf Barhom as Ammonius
- Michael Lonsdale as Theon, father and teacher of Hypatia
- Rupert Evans as Synesius
- Homayoun Ershadi as Aspasius

Hypatia of AlexandriaThe real Hypatia of Alexandria was a Greek scholar from Alexandria in Egypt, considered the first notable woman in mathematics, who also taught philosophy and astronomy. She lived in Roman Egypt, and was killed by a Coptic Christian mob who blamed her for religious turmoil. She has been hailed as a "valiant defender of science against religion", and some suggest that her murder marked the end of the Hellenistic Age.

Let's hope that some Agora movie trailer will be released soon! I'm impatient to see how it will be!