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Last Temptation of Christ, The Movie

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Summary

An 80s movie about Jesusís last hours before his crucifixion; Jesus endures one last temptation before he is put to death.

Last Temptation of Christ, The DVD

Plot

The Lord Jesus (played by Willem Dafoe) is on earth to carry out his fatherís message and heal the world as he is faced with immense temptation in the movie The Last Temptation of Chris.

As they are getting ready to crucify Christ, there is one last temptation he must overcome and that is one to become a perfect man on earth and find a life with Mary Magdalene (played by Barbara Hershey) in the movie The Last Temptation of Christ.

Cast

Jesus - Willem Dafoe
Judas - Harvey Keitel
Zealot - Paul Greco
Centurian - Steve Shill
Mary, Mother of Jesus - Verna Bloom
Mary Magdalene - Barbara Hershey
Aged Master - Roberts Blossom
Jerobeam - Barry Miller
Andrew, Apostle - Gary Basaraba
Zebedee - Irvin Kershner
Peter, Apostle - Victor Argo
John, Apostle - Michael Been
Phillip, Apostle - Paul Herman
James, Apostle - John Lurie
Nathaniel, Apostle - Leo Burmester

Trivia

The film The Last Temptation of Christ was deemed controversial because of the assumption that Christ had a sexual relationship with Mary Magdalene.

David Carradine was supposed to play the role of Jesus in the movie The Last Temptation of Christ.

Academy Awards:

Martin Scorsese won for Best Director for Last Temptation of Christ, The.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Last Temptation of Christ, The was released to theatres on 01/01/1988 by Universal, and grossed $8,373,585 at the box office in the US.


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