Il Messia

May 31, 2007

This month I'm looking at Il Messia a less well known Jesus film by the great Italian director Roberto Rossellini.

Next month (June 2007) the film will receive a rare theatrical screening at the National Film Theatre in London as part of the BFI's Rossellini Retrospective.

(Director: Roberto Rossellini) (Cast:Pier Maria Rossi... Gesù, Mita Ungaro... Vergine Maria, Carlos de Carvalho... Giovanni Battista, Fausto Di Bella... Re Saul,, Vernon Dobtcheff... Samuele, Antonella Fasano... Maria Maddalena, Jean Martin... Ponzio Pilato, Toni Ucci... Erode Antipa, Vittorio Caprioli... Erode il Grande, Tina Aumont... L'adultera, Flora Carabella... Erodiade, Raouf Ben Amor... Giuda, Luis Suárez... Giovanni, Hedi Zoughlami... Simon Pietro, Renato Montalbano... Matteo)

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