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The Last Temptation of Christ


Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Barbara Hershey, Harry Dean Stanton View All


Martin Scorsese (Screenplay), Martin Scorsese (Director), Paul Schrader (Screenplay), Jay Cocks (Screenplay) View All

Release: Aug. 12th, 1988
Runtime: 2 hours, 44 minutes
Jesus, a humble Judean carpenter beginning to see that he is the son of God, is drawn into revolutionary action against the Roman occupiers by Judas -- despite his protestations that love, not violence, is the path to salvation. The burden of being the savior of mankind torments Jesus throughout his life, leading him to doubt.
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47 What did you think of The Last Temptation of Christ (1988)?
I just saw it and found it to be a really emotionally powerful experience, and I'm surprised it's not rated higher in Martin Scorsese's work. I might actually call it his personal best movie for me, ...

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Although it is not a perfect film I am glad that I got around to seeing Scorsese's "controversial" film The Last Temptation Of Christ.