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The Last Temptation of Christ
Directed by:
Martin Scorsese

"The Last Temptation of Christ" (also known as "Ultima tentazione di Cristo, L'", "Letzte Versuchung Christi, Die") is a Drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, and written by Paul Schrader (screenplay), released in the USA on August 12 of 1988 . Willem Dafoe and Harvey Keitel are starring, alongside Paul Greco, Verna Bloom, Barbara Hershey and Roberts Blossom.

Who is the director of "The Last Temptation of Christ":

The Last Temptation of Christ was directed by Martin Scorsese, an American director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before directing The Last Temptation of Christ, Martin Scorsese had directed The Color of Money, released in 1986, After Hours (1985), The King of Comedy (1983), Raging Bull (1980), New York, New York (1977), and Taxi Driver (1976). Since, he directed New York Stories, released in 1989, Goodfellas (1990), Cape Fear (1991), The Age of Innocence (1993), Casino (1995), and Kundun (1997).

When was "The Last Temptation of Christ" released:

The Last Temptation of Christ was first released in the United States on Friday, August 12, 1988. Also released on this day were Mac and Me (dir. Stewart Raffill), Tucker: The Man and His Dream (dir. Francis Ford Coppola), and Blues Lahofesh Hagadol (dir. Renen Schorr). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, September 28, 1988 in France; Thursday, November 10, 1988 in Germany; September, 1988 in Italy and on Thursday, October 13, 1988 in Australia.

What is the casting of "The Last Temptation of Christ":

At the casting of The Last Temptation of Christ we find Willem Dafoe, previously seen in Platoon (1986) and Streets of Fire (1984); Harvey Keitel (The Pick-up Artist (1987), L' Inchiesta (1986)); Paul Greco (Broadway Danny Rose (1984), Four Friends (1981)) [ more... ]

  • Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo, John Lurie and Peggy Gormley can all be seen in Blue in the Face, released in 1995.
  • Peggy Gormley and Willem Dafoe, Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo also appeared together in Lulu on the Bridge, released in 1998.
  • Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo and Peggy Gormley also worked together in Bad Lieutenant, released in 1992.
  • Harvey Keitel, Victor Argo and Paul Herman also appeared in Falling in Love, released in 1984.
  • John Lurie and Willem Dafoe, Victor Argo also worked together in New Rose Hotel, released in 1998.

What is the Storyline of "The Last Temptation of Christ":

The film begins with a man whispering in despair, "The feeling begins. Very tender, very loving. Then the pain starts. Claws slip underneath the skin and tear their way up. Just before they reach my eyes, they dig in. And I remember. First I fasted for three months. I even whipped myself before I went to sleep. At first it worked. Then the pain came back. And the voices. They call me by the name: Jesus." Jesus of Nazareth (Willem Dafoe) is a carpenter in Roman-occupied Judea, torn between his own desires [...]

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