Agora

Rachel Weisz stars as freethinker Hypatia of Alexandria in the film Agora, which hopefully will be released in America later in 2009.  Will it be a creditable drama?  I sure hope so.  If nothing else, I’m pretty sure it won’t wallow in the bloody torture-porn that characterized Passion of the Christ (although, given the story of Hypatia, it conceivably could go that route).  Here’s the trailer:

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