Agora movoe photo

Agora

"Alexandria, Egypt. 391 A.D. The World Changed Forever."

Tells the story of astronomer-philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria (Weisz) and her relationship with her slave Davus (Minghella), who is torn between his love for his mistress and the possibility of gaining his freedom by joining the rising tide of Christianity.

-- Box Office --
Released: Oct 9th, 2009
Budget: $68,955.00
Revenue: N/A

Agora Main Cast

→ View All
Rachel Weisz
Rachel Weisz
plays Hypatia
Max Minghella
Max Minghella
plays Davus
Oscar Isaac
Oscar Isaac
plays Orestes
Ashraf Barhom
Ashraf Barhom
plays Ammonius
Michael Lonsdale
Michael Lonsdale
plays Theon
[More Cast]

Movie Trivia/Goofs

→ View All
  • Movie Goof (factual errors): Although the film explicitly refers to Hypatia as an atheist on a number of occasions, she was in fact a pagan.
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): Bird's-eye/satellite images are used to contrast the story's earthly developments and the universe Hypatia tried to disclose. These images show 400 AD Alexandria along with modern man-made Suez Canal, Assuan Dam, Lake Nasser and Toshka Lakes (created in 1998).
  • Movie Goof (anachronisms): Although Johannes Kepler is correctly credited at the end of the movie as the actual discoverer of the elliptical nature of planetary orbits, his deduction was only made possible by employing the very precise measurements made by his contemporary, Tycho Brahe. The deviation from circularity is far too subtle to have been measured by any instruments available to Hypatia - more than a millennium earlier.
  • Movie Goof (errors made by characters, possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): At the time of the movie's setting, the Priest wouldn't be facing the congregation but the Altar.
View All: Trivia - Goofs - Quotes


You are successfully logged out.
login
[close]

ShareTV Login

Username
Password
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Create Account

Username
Password
Verify Password
EMAIL

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Forgot Your Password?

EMAIL
Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.