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Format: Feature 129 min.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar

Script:  Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil

Producers: Fernando Bovaira, Álvaro Augustin.

Production houses: Telecinco Cinema, Mod Productions, Himenóptero. With the participation of  Sogecable.

Cast:  Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Michael Lonsdale.


Roman Egypt, 4th century AD.  Religious passions erupt in violence on the streets, reaching the steps of the legendary Library of Alexandria.  Trapped inside, the brilliant astronomer Hypatia (Weisz) fights to save the collected wisdom of the ancient world, unaware that her young slave, Davus (Minghella), is torn between his secret love for her and the freedom he could attain by joining the rising tide of Christianity.

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