About

"The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on Christ's suffering, especially on the part of the Jewish community. The film's languages are Arabic, Latin and Hebrew and it's actors are laymen which was controversially received as wel...

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Directed by

Mel Gibson

Written by

Mel Gibson (Screenplay)
Benedict Fitzgerald (Screenplay)

Runtime

127 minutes

Country

Italy

Language

English

Tagline

By his wounds, we were healed.

Cast

Keywords

jesus christ torture jewry christianity bible last supper roman apostle mission suffering roman empire

Photos

Lists

#607 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Makeup

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Score John Debney

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography