Striving for a new way of living, ‘Mary Magdalene’ finds a place for herself in a new social movement led by the charismatic Jesus of Nazareth.
Constricted by the social hierarchies of the time, she defies her family and becomes one of Jesus’ most devoted followers. But as his inescapable fate closes in, she is forced to prepare herself to lose him.
The director of ‘Lion’ reunites with Rooney Mara to tell the incredible story of ‘Mary Magdalene’, with Chiwetel Ejiofor as Peter and Joaquin Phoenix as Jesus.
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