The Gospel According to Matthew
Movie was released on 1965-04-09, the IMDB rating is 7,8 (upd: 08-08-2020) and lasts 137 min. The Gospel According to Matthew belongs to the following categories: Best Biography, Drama, History. Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini.Overview
Pier Paolo Pasolini’s Biblical drama follows the life of Jesus Christ (Enrique Irazoqui) as depicted in the Gospel of Matthew from the New Testament. Much of the dialogue in the Italian film hews closely to the text, which focuses on the teachings of Jesus, including his parables, and on their revolutionary nature. As Jesus travels along the coast of the Sea of Galilee, he gradually gathers more followers, leading him into direct conflict with the authorities.