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The Gospel According To Matthew

The Gospel According To Matthew

A Feature film by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Release in France : 03/03/0965

    Synopsis

    Along a rocky, barren coastline, Jesus begins teaching, primarily using parables. He attracts disciples; he's stern, brusque, and demanding. He comes to bring a sword, not peace, he says. He's in a hurry, moving from place to place near the Sea of Galilee, sometimes attracting a multitude, sometimes being driven away. His parables often take on the powers that be, so he and his teachings come to the attention of the Pharisees, the chief priests, and elders. They conspire to have him arrested, beaten, tried, and crucified, just as he prophesied to his followers. After he dies, he appears to his disciples and gives them final instructions.

    Actors (5)

    Production and distribution (4)

    Co-production :

    Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Carlotta Films

    Foreign production company :

    Arco Film

    French distribution :

    Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France

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    Full credits (9)

    Assistant Director :

    Maurizio Lucidi

    Foreign Producer :

    Alfredo Bini

    Camera Operator :

    Giuseppe Ruzzolini

    Production Designer :

    Luigi Scaccianoce

    Costume designer :

    Danilo Donati

    Screenwriter :

    Pier Paolo Pasolini

    Director of Photography :

    Tonino Delli Colli

    Editor :

    Nino Baragli

    Music Composer :

    Luis Bacalov

    Technical details

    Feature film

    Genres :

    Fiction

    Sub-genre :

    Fairy tale

    Themes :

    Religion

    Production language :

    Italian

    Coproducer countries :

    Italy, France

    Original French-language productions :

    Unknown

    Nationality :

    Minority French (Italy, France)

    Production year :

    1965

    French release :

    03/03/0965

    Runtime :

    2 h 10 min

    Current status :

    Released

    Visa number :

    28970

    Visa issue date :

    18/02/1965

    Approval :

    Yes

    Production formats :

    35mm

    Color type :

    Black & White

    Aspect ratio :

    1.66

    Audio format :

    Mono

    Posters (1)

    Director

    Festival Selections (2)

    Academy Awards - 1967

    Academy Awards (United States, 1967)

    Selection (2)

    Oscar Nomination in the Best Costumes in a Black & White Film category : Danilo Donati

    Oscar Nomination in the Best Musical Adaptation category : Luis Bacalov

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1964

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1964)

    Selection

    Official Competition

    Awards

    Venice International Film Festival  - 1964

    Venice International Film Festival (Italy, 1964)

    Awards (2)

    OCIC Award

    Jury Grand Prize