The Passion of the Christ (2004)

The Passion of the Christ (2004) is a Drama film directed by Mel Gibson – A depiction of the last twelve hours in the life of Jesus of Nazareth, on the day of his crucifixion in Jerusalem. The story opens in the Garden of Olives where Jesus has gone to pray after the Last Supper. Betrayed by Judas Iscariot, the controversial Jesus–who has performed ‘miracles’ and has publicly announced that he is ‘the Son of God’–is arrested and taken back within the city walls of Jerusalem. There, the leaders of the Pharisees confront him with accusations of blasphemy; subsequently, his trial results with the leaders condemning him to his death. Jesus is brought before Pontius Pilate, the Roman Governor of Palestine, for his sentencing. Pilate listens to the accusations leveled at Jesus by the Pharisees. Realizing that his own decision will cause him to become embroiled in a political conflict, Pilate defers to King Herod in deciding the matter of how to persecute Jesus. However, Herod returns Jesus to Pilate who, in turn, gives the crowd a choice between which prisoner . IMDB


Directed By – Mel Gibson

Genre – Drama

Cast – Jim Caviezel , Luca Lionello , Monica Bellucci , Hristo Shopov , Maia Morgenstern , Christo Jivkov , Toni Bertorelli , Francesco De Vito , Lucio Allocca , Claudia Gerini . Giacinto Ferro , Fabio Sartor , Mattia Sbragia , Aleksander Mincer , Sheila Mokhtari

In Theaters – 25 February 2004

Duration – 127 Minutes

MPAA Rating : R

Taglines : 12 Hours That Changed the World

Story Writers: Mel Gibson , Benedict Fitzgerald

Country: USA

Language: Latin , Hebrew , English

Production Company : Icon Productions