’s historical epic “Agora
” premiered at the Cannes Film Festival
, introducing audiences to the little-known scholar Hypatia, a brilliant astronomer and mathematician working in a man’s world in 4th century A.D. Egypt.
Earlier we posted the teaser trailer
for the movie but today we have an revised trailer for “Agora” with English title treatments and in much better quality. Check it out below.
plays astrologer-philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria, who fights to save the collected wisdom of the ancient world. Her slave Davus (Max Minghella
) is torn between his love for his mistress and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.
The film which also stars Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Homayoun Ershadi, Jordan Kiziuk, Michael Lonsdale, Rupert Evans
and Richard Durden
will hit US theaters on December 18th 2009.