EXODUS: GODS AND KINGS (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Christian Bale (The Dark Knight), Joel Edgerton (Warrior), Aaron Paul (Breaking Bad), John Turturro (The Big Lebowski), Ben Kingsley (Gandhi), Sigourney Weaver (Alien), María Valverde (Cracks), Indira Varma (Game of Thrones), Hiam Abbass (The Visitor), Kevork Malikyan (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade), Anton Alexander (Cemetery Man), Golshifteh Farahani (My Sweet Pepperland), Ben Mendelsohn (Killing Them Softly)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ridley Scott (Gladiator), director, producer; Adam Cooper (Accepted), Bill Collage (New York Minute), Jeffrey Caine (The Constant Gardener) and Steve Zaillian (Schindler’s List), writers; Peter Chernin (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes), Mark Huffam (Johnny English), Michael Schaefer (No Regrets) and Jenno Topping (The Heat), producers; Alberto Iglesias (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), composer; Dariusz Wolski (Pirates of the Caribbean), cinematographer; Billy Rich (Battleship), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In Ancient Egypt, the defiant leader Moses (Bale) rises up against his own brother, the Pharaoh Rameses (Edgerton), and leads 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Rameses’ forces and the deadly series of plagues that are covering the land…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The timeless Biblical story of Moses is retold in a stunning vision by Ridley Scott, who uses some of the most cutting-edge effects on display to make for an experience that’s not afraid to go Old Testament on our arses.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 26TH DECEMBER 2014

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