- 107 min
- Directed by: Kevin Reynolds
- Cast: Joseph Fiennes, Tom Felton, Peter Firth
- UK release: 18 March 2016
Roman tribune Clavius (Fiennes) is a reluctant enforcer charged with investigating the disappearance of Jesus (Curtis)'s body from his tomb. Po-faced yet mawkish religious film with an earnest, nuanced performance from Fiennes; good to see a dark-skinned Messiah, but it's all too inconsistent to be convincing.
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Risen14 Mar 2016
Joseph Fiennes heads up a biblical ‘epic’ taking a fresh look at the resurrection story
Timed to coincide with Easter, this distractingly unspectacular sword-and-sandals ‘epic’ from director Kevin Reynolds (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Waterworld) offers a twist on the traditionally told story of the resurrection. Although it provides a…
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