Take a look at teaser trailer for the upcoming Alejandro Amenábar
‘s Roman Egypt historical drama “Agora
In the movie Rachel Weisz
plays Hypatia, an Alexandrian astrologer-philosopher struggling to save the collected wisdom of the ancient world. It also stars Max Minghella
as Hypatia’s slave, Davus who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hopes of pursuing freedom while also falling in love with his master (Weisz).
The film also stars Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Homayoun Ershadi, Jordan Kiziuk, Michael Lonsdale, Rupert Evans
and Richard Durden
Amenábar’s ancient Egyptian epic marks his second English-language film after “The Others
” (Nicole Kidman
). He previously directed “The Sea Inside
,” which won the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar in 2005.
“Agora,” directed by Alejandro Amenábar who is also the writer with Mateo Gil
, is currently in post-production and slated to come out on December 18th 2009.