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christianity philosophy egypt new love cult historical figure sword fight ancient world destiny hypatia misogyny persecution library of alexandria atheism political unrest impossible love false history power relations unfulfillment master servant relationship love and romance unfulfilled love 5th century


Release Date: May 17, 2009

Year    :   2009
Slogan    :   «Alexandria, Egypt. 391 A.D. The World Changed Forever.»
Genres    :   Adventure, Drama, History
Production Companies    :   ICAA, Himenóptero, Mod Producciones, Telecinco Cinema, Canal+ España, Fox International Productions, Focus Features, Hispano Foxfilms S.A.E., Calle Cruzada
Director    :   Alejandro Amenábar
Producers    :   Jina Jay, Fernando Bovaira, Mark Sansone
Writers    :   Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil
RunTime    :   127 mins.
Budget    :   70000000
Revenue    :   39041505

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria and her relationship with her slave Davus, who is torn between his love for her and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.

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