Last Temptation of Christ

July 31, 2007

Martin Scorsese's Last Temptation of Christ caused uproar when it was first released and even today it's still primarily discussed in those terms. But as it nears its twentieth anniversary it's about time that the film started to be discussed on the basis of its artistic merits.

(Director: Martin Scorsese) (Cast:Willem Dafoe... Jesus, Harvey Keitel... Judas, Paul Greco... Zealot, Steve Shill... Centurion , Verna Bloom... Mary, Mother of Jesus, Barbara Hershey... Mary Magdalene, Harry Dean Stanton... Saul/Paul, David Bowie... Pontius Pilate, Juliette Caton... Girl Angel , Andre Gregory... John the Baptist, Peggy Gormley... Martha, Sister of Lazarus, Randy Danson... Mary, Sister of Lazarus, Tomas Arana... Lazarus, Gary Basaraba... Andrew, Apostle, Irvin Kershner... Zebedee, Victor Argo... Peter, Apostle, Michael Been... John, Apostle, Paul Herman... Phillip, Apostle, John Lurie... James, Apostle, Leo Burmester... Nathaniel, Apostle, Robert Spafford... Man At Wedding, Doris von Thury... Woman with Mary, Alan Rosenberg... Thomas, Apostle, Roberts Blossom... Aged Master, Barry Miller... Jeroboam, Del Russel... Money Changer, Nehemiah Persoff... Rabbi, Donald Hodson... Saducee, Peter Berling... Beggar)

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