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Agora(Movie, 2009)

PG-13
| 2h 7min | Genres: Adventure, Drama, History
AgoraRating: 3.5/5 (with 377 votes)
Agora (Spanish: Ágora) is a 2009 Spanish English-language historical drama film directed by Alejandro Amenábar and written by Amenábar and Mateo Gil. The biopic stars Rachel Weisz as Hypatia, a female mathematician, philosopher and astronomer in late 4th-century Roman Egypt, who investigates the flaws of the geocentric Ptolemaic system and the heliocentric model that challenges it. Surrounded by religious turmoil and social unrest, Hypatia struggles to save the knowledge of classical antiquity from destruction. Max Minghella co-stars as Davus, Hypatia's father's slave, and Oscar Isaac as Hypatia's student, and later prefect of Alexandria, Orestes. The story uses historical fiction to highlight the relationship between religion and science at the time amidst the decline of Greco-Roman polytheism and the Christianization of the Roman Empire. The title of the film takes its name from the agora, a public gathering place in... ()
Movie poster of Agora

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Awards & Nominations for Agora

Goya Award for Best Cinematography Goya Award for Best Original Screenplay Goya Award for Best Costume Design Goya Award for Best Artistic Direction Goya Award for Best Producer Goya Award for Best Special Effects

About Agora

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.


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Trailer for Agora + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer 1(Trailer, 2:12)

Additional Information

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Production country: Spain
Shot in: Malta
Plays in: Egypt, Alexandria
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: Spanish (ES)
Translated into 27 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Georgian (KA), Korean (KO), Latvian (LV), Norwegian Bokmål (NB), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/09/2009 (World premiere: 05/17/2009)
Director of Photography: Xavi Giménez
Costume designer: Gabriella Pescucci
Production Designer: Guy Hendrix Dyas
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Alexandria"
"时间之雾"
"穹苍下的女神"
"阿果拉"
"Agora - Die Saeulen des Himmels"
"風暴佳人"
"Mists of Time"

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