IN THEATERS TODAY: 'RISEN,' CAN A ROMAN SOLDIER PROVE THE RESURRECTION WAS A HOAX?
buzzz worthy. . .
A Fresh Take on History's Biggest Event form the Point
of View of the Skeptics
Picking up where the "Passion of the Christ" left off Columbia pictures presents the biblical drama RISEN
in theateres everywhere today (Feb. 19)
Through the eyes of a high-ranking Roman military officer, RISEN imaginatively retells what happened after Jesus was crucified and resurrected. Following the crucifixion, Pontius Pilate (Peter Firth) assigns Clavius (Joseph Fiennes) to find Jesus’ missing body and disprove any resurrection. through the eyes of the unbelieving Clavius (Joseph Fiennes), a high-ranking Roman military officer. Clavius and his aide Lucius (Tom Felton) are assigned by Pontius Pilate to ensure that Jesus’ radical followers can’t steal his body and claim a resurrection. Within days, however, the body is missing, putting Clavius on a mission to find it, to disprove the rumors of a risen Messiah and to prevent an uprising in Jerusalem.
See why the story of Christ's resurrection is still socially and historically relevant thousands of years later.
RISEN is an epic biblical story of Jesus’ crucifixion and the weeks following
RISEN stars Joseph Fiennes (SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE), Tom Felton (HARRY POTTER), Peter Firth (PEARL HARBOR) and Cliff Curtis (LIVE FREE OR DIE HARD). Kevin Reynolds (ROBIN HOOD: PRINCE OF THIEVES) directs with Steven Mirkovich editing (THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST).