• Last Days in the Desert (2015)

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Release Date: May 13th, 2016

DVD Release Date: August 2nd, 2016

PG-13|1 hr 39 min

Plot Summary
As he wanders in the desert, Jesus Christ (Ewan McGregor) tangles with Satan (also McGregor) for the souls of a nomad (Ciarán Hinds) and his family.

Cast: Ewan McGregor, Ciarán Hinds, Ayelet Zurer, Tye Sheridan, Susan Gray

Director: Rodrigo Garcia

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Mockingbird Pictures, Division Films

Distributors: Broad Green Pictures

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  • This impulse to do less, to avoid excess, is admirable — something the current wave of Conservative Evangelical filmmaking could bear to emulate — but in the end it reads as timid, eventually making “Last Days” feel small and insignificant, hobbled by its own restraint. show more

  • Garcia’s take, however beautiful physically, is intellectually opaque and creatively cautious, leaving the interested viewer, whether or not a believer, with much to wonder about but little to actually chew on. show more

  • Last Days In The Desert possesses the attributes that have been the hallmark of writer-director Rodrigo García’s best films: It’s emotionally uncluttered while being narratively ambitious. show more

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