Mary Magdalene
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INFO
Year: 2000
Format: TV movie 1x100'
Genre: Drama
Language: Italian
Co-production: Epsilon TV Production, Lux Vide
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Synopsis
The country girl, prostitute and follower of Christ to whom Christ chooses to appear after rising from the dead.
A life characterized by passion, cruelty, sensuality and atrocious vendettas interweaves with the lives of the most important protagonists of her time: John the Baptist, Herodias and Salomé.
Having used her charm to seduce the Roman prefect Silvanus and experience a great love story with General Vitellius, she is saved by a meeting with Christ.
Thanks to her faith in Christ, Mary Magdalen discovers that love is stronger than death and sin and that she, a sinner, has loved and therefore will be saved.
Cast
Maria Maddalena: Maria Grazia Cucinotta
Vitellio: Massimo Ghini
Erodiade: Giuliana De Sio
Erode Antipa: Gottfried John
Susanna: Nathalie Caldonazzo
Giovanna: Roberta Armani
Giovanni Battista: Benjamin Sadler
Silvano: Thure Riefenstein
Salomé: Ambra Angioini
Gesù: Danny Quinn
Amos: Imanol Arias
Simone il fariseo: Vittorio Amandola
Principessa Nabatea: Yasmine El Hafi
Crew
Directed by: Raffaele Mertes
Produced by: Luca Bernabei
Organizzatore generale: Loretta Bernabei
Subject: Gianmario Pagano
Screenplay: Gareth Jones
Story editor: Fernando Muraca
Dir. of Photography: Giovanni Galasso
Production designer: Paolo Biagetti
Set Decorator: Titus Vossberg
Costumes designer: Paolo Scalabrino
Casting: Fabiola Banzi, Cornelia Von Braun
Editor: Elisabetta Marchetti
Music: Marco Frisina
Fotografo di scena: Marco Garzia