The new trailer for Alejandro Amenábar’s epic Agora has come online and can be watched using the player below. The new official website has also launched where you can learn more about the movie, get downloads and more!
Agora, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival and is also showing at the Toronto Film Festival next month, stars Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Michael Lonsdale, Rupert Evans and Homayoun Ershadi. This is how the film is described:
4th century A.D. Egypt under the Roman Empire… Violent religious upheavel in the streets of Alexandria spills over into the city’s famous Library. Trapped inside its walls, the brilliant astronomer Hypatia and her disciples fight to save the wisdom of the Ancient World… Among them, the two men competing for her heart: The witty, priviliged Orestes and Davus, Hypatia’s young slave, who is torn between his secret love for her and the freedom he knows can be his if he chooses to join the unstoppable surge of the Christians.