Last Days in the DesertThe film is an imagined chapter from Jesus' forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. As he wanders in the desert, Jesus Christ (Ewan McGregor) tangles with Satan (also McGregor) for the souls of a nomad (Ciarán Hinds) and his family.
Actors of "Last Days in the Desert"
Characters of "Last Days in the Desert"
Directors of "Last Days in the Desert"Rodrigo GarcíaBirthdate: 24 August 1959, Bogotá, Colombia
Creators of "Last Days in the Desert"Rodrigo GarcíaBirthdate: 24 August 1959, Bogotá, Colombia
Critic Reviews of "Last Days in the Desert"Tribune News ServiceMay 13, 2016
The performances feel unadorned by affect or any contrivance. It's simply the emotions and the words that matter, offered up to contemplate in a meditative cinematic state.indieWireMay 13, 2016
At a time when cynical, pandering 'faith-based' movies have gained an extraordinary foothold at the box office, it should be exhilarating to see a genuinely provocative movie about the trials and tribulations of Jesus Christ. It isn't.RogerEbert.comMay 13, 2016
"Last Days in the Desert" soon expands into a meditation on such themes as fathers and sons, family responsibilities, trust, destiny and death ...Newark Star-LedgerMay 13, 2016
Is it scripture? No. Is it flawed, struggling, human? Yes.Los Angeles TimesMay 13, 2016
Ultimately "Last Days in the Desert" never quite hits its stride as either an art piece or a biblical variation.New York TimesMay 12, 2016
A quietly compelling portrait of the human side of Jesus, wrestling with his doubts while wandering through the Judean desert.El Mundo (Spain)May 03, 2017
A visually powerful film that seeks to be a deeply human reading of man. [Full review in Spanish]El antepenúltimo mohicanoApril 17, 2017
A film that shows simplicity when its background is very complex. [Full review in Spanish]El Pais (Spain)April 05, 2017
The movie advances towards a synthetic, resonant, terrestrial and enigmatic epilogue that raises the scope of this paradoxical secular film about faith. [Full review in Spanish]Cinemanía (Spain)April 03, 2017
A symbolic and almost parabolic story that walks through the most intimate of the Gospels supported by Lubezki's photography. [Full review in Spanish]Butaca AnchaOctober 20, 2016
A realistic approach to a dark period of the life of Jesus of Nazareth, endowed with an unusual humanism, with the intention of inviting to contemplation. [Full review in Spanish]Cine VértigoOctober 17, 2016
The seventh film from an appreciable artisan as Garcia is as risky as personal. [Full review in Spanish]
Gallery of "Last Days in the Desert"