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“Agora” directed by Alejandro Amenábar


“Fourth century. Egypt under the Roman Empire. The violent religious riots in the streets of Alexandria reach its legendary Library. Trapped behind her walls, the brilliant astronomer Hypatia fights to save the wisdom of the Ancient World with the help of her disciples. Among them, the two men who fight for her heart: Orestes and the young slave Davo, who is torn between the love he professes for her and the freedom he could achieve by joining the unstoppable rise of the Christians. 

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Agora. [DVD] / a film by Alejandro Amenábar. — Madrid: Twentieth Century Fox, cop. 2010. — 1 DVD (126 min.): son., col.

Languages: Spanish, English; subtitle : Spanish

Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella.

Not recommended for children under 13 years

DL M 41412-2009

ZW .A45 A36 2009