Agora (2009)

Alexandria, Egypt. 391 A.D. The World Changed Forever.

  • Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
  • Release Date: 2009-05-17
  • User Rating: 6.9/10 from 857 ratings
  • Runtime: 2h 7min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Instituto de la Cinematografía y de las Artes Audiovisuales
  • Production Country: Spain
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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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  • Rachel Weisz

    as Hypatia
  • Max Minghella

    as Davus
  • Oscar Isaac

    as Orestes
  • Ashraf Barhom

    as Ammonius
  • Michael Lonsdale

    as Theon
  • Rupert Evans

    as Synesius
  • Homayoun Ershadi

    as Aspasius
  • Sami Samir

    as Cyril
  • Richard Durden

    as Olympius
  • Omar Mostafa

    as Isidorus
  • Manuel Cauchi

    as Theophilus
  • Oshri Cohen

    as Medorus
  • Clint Dyer

    as Hierax-Parabolano
  • Yousef Sweid

    as Pierre
  • Amber Rose Revah

    as Sidonia
  • Charles Thake

    as Hesiquius
  • Harry Borg

    as Prefect Evragius
  • Sam Cox

    as Pagan Rival
  • George Harris

    as Heladius Dignitary
  • Sylvester Morand

    as Dignitary
  • Paul Barnes

    as Dignitary
  • Jordan Kiziuk

    as Hypatia's Disciple
  • Francis Ghersci

    as Hypatia's disciple
  • Jonathan Grima

    as Hypatia's Disciple
  • Christopher Dingli

    as Student
  • Stephen Buhagiar

    as Parabalano
  • Joseph Camilleri

    as Parabolano
  • Charles Sammut

    as Philosopher
  • Michael Sciortino

    as Philosopher
  • Joe Quattromani

    as Old Philosopher
  • Alan Meadows

    as Rabbi
  • Peter Borg

    as Pagan Priest
  • Portelli Paul

    as Troublemaker
  • Robert Ricards

    as Roman Officer
  • Alan Paris

    as Bodyguard
  • John Montanaro

    as Bodyguard
  • Malcolm Ellul

    as Bodyguard
  • Ray Mangion

    as Crier via Canopica
  • Mary Rose Bonello

    as Old Jewish Woman
  • Andre Agius

    as Child
  • Frederick Testa

    as Christian
  • Sean Buhagiar

    as Christian student
  • Theresa Celia

    as Christian Woman
  • Frank Tanti

    as Deacon
  • Anthony Ellul

    as Deacon
  • Pierre Stafrace

    as Deacon
  • Christopher Raikes

    as Frightened Hellenic Man
  • Clare Agius

    as Frightened Hellenic Woman
  • Mario Camilleri

    as Alarmed Neighbour
  • Wesley Ellul

    as Guard
  • John Marinelli

    as Guard
  • Simon Cormi

    as Informer
  • Peter Galea

    as Roman officer
  • Nikovich Sammut

    as Roman Officer
  • Ronnie Galea

    as Ship's Captain
  • David Ellul-Mercer

    as Slave
  • Philip Mizzi

    as Surgeon
  • Alan Azzopardi

    as Suspicious Jew
  • Polly March

    as Woman with figs
  • Joe Pace

    as Stallkeeper
  • John Suda

    as Customer
  • Michael Tabone

    as Rabbi
  • Angele Galea

    as Charition
  • Malcolm Galea

    as Charition's Brother
  • Paul Celia

    as Indian King
  • Jean-Pierre Agius

    as Clown
  • Samuel Montague

    as Crier
  • Marieclaire Camilleri

    as Jewish Girl (uncredited)
  • Edward Caruana Galizia

    as Student (uncredited)
  • Guilherme de Franco

    as Roman Officer (uncredited)
  • Juan Serrano

    as Dead Jew (uncredited)
  • Novica Todorovic

    as Parabalano Fighter (uncredited)
Production Jina Jay Casting
Costume & Make-Up Gabriella Pescucci Costume Design
Sound Dario Marianelli Music
Sound Glenn Freemantle Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Tom Sayers Sound Designer
Sound Gillian Dodders Dialogue Editor
Sound Lee Herrick ADR & Dubbing
Sound Ben Barker Sound Effects Editor
Sound Richard Pryke Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Editing Nacho Ruiz Capillas Editor
Production Fernando Bovaira Producer
Sound Nicolas Becker Foley
Directing Alejandro Amenábar Director
Writing Alejandro Amenábar Writer
Writing Mateo Gil Writer
Art Larry Dias Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Lesley Smith Makeup Artist
Art Stuart Kearns Art Direction
Art Frank Walsh Supervising Art Director
Camera Xavi Giménez Director of Photography
Crew Óscar Faura Second Unit Cinematographer
Camera Albert Carreras Camera Operator
Art Matthew Gray Art Direction
Crew Graeme Purdy Property Master
Art Jason Knox-Johnston Art Direction
Sound Andy Kennedy Sound Effects Editor
Lighting José Luis Rodríguez Gaffer
Crew Jordi Casares Stunt Coordinator
Art Guy Hendrix Dyas Production Design
Sound Tony Lewis Music Editor
Sound Niv Adiri Sound Effects Editor
Sound Ian Tapp Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art Roberta Federico Assistant Art Director
Art Monica Sallustio Assistant Art Director
Production Mark Sansone Location Manager
Camera Teresa Isasi Still Photographer
Directing Carmen Soriano Script Supervisor
Camera Steven Desbrow Helicopter Camera
Sound Mike Dowson Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Visual Effects Félix Bergés Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Nike Alonso Visual Effects Producer
Camera Josu Inchaustegui Camera Operator
Art Rocio Sainz Herrero Art Department Coordinator
Art Chris Kitisakkul Assistant Art Director
Art Laura Martínez Assistant Art Director
Art Michal Soun Assistant Art Director
Art Malcolm Roberts Construction Coordinator
Crew Magoga Piñas CG Supervisor
Visual Effects Eduardo Díaz Visual Effects Supervisor
Editing Juanjo Carretero Digital Intermediate
Crew Christian Mallia Transportation Coordinator
Costume & Make-Up Montse Ribé Makeup Effects Designer