Il Vangelo Secondo Matteo

November 30, 2006

PasoliniThis month I'm looking at Pier Paolo Pasolini's classic film Il Vangelo Secondo Matteo (The Gospel According to St. Matthew), which is probably the film that most critics consider the best of all Jesus films.

(Written and directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini)(Cast - Enrique Irazoqui...Christ; Margherita Caruso...Mary (younger); Susanna Pasolini...Mary (older); Marcello Morante...Joseph; Mario Socrate...John the Baptist; Settimio Di Porto...Peter; Alfonso Gatto...Andrew; Luigi Barbini...James; Giacomo Morante...John; Giorgio Agamben...Philip; Guido Cerretani...Bartholomew; Rosario Migale...Thomas; Ferruccio Nuzzo...Matthew; Marcello Galdini...James son of Alphus; Elio Spaziani...Thaddeus; Enzo Siciliano...Simon; Otello Sestili...Jude; Rodolfo Wilcock...Caiphus; Alessandro Clerici...Pontius Pilate; Amerigo Bevilacqua...Herod I; Francesco Leonetti...Herod II; Franca Cupane...Herodiade; Paola Tedesco...Salome; Rossana Di Rocco...Angel of the Lord; Renato Terra...Posessed one; Eliseo Boschi...Joseph of Arimathea; Natalia Ginzburg...Mary of Bethania;

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