In fourth-century Alexandria, Christianity confronts paganism, freedom beckons to the enslaved, and at the centre of it all stands the scientist, philosopher, astronomer and teacher Hypatia (Rachael Weisz). Amenábar’s historic epic is “a movie about ideas, a drama based on the ancient war between science and superstition.” (Roger Ebert)
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