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The Gospel According to St. Matthew

1964 Rated UR 2hr 15m

Multitalented filmmaker Pier Paolo Pasolini's groundbreaking biblical epic recounts the story of Jesus Christ (portrayed by Enrique Irazoqui, a Spanish economics student who had never acted before) as described in the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini's matter-of-fact, neorealistic style and simplicity created controversy when the film was initially released in 1964, tracing Jesus's life from birth to crucifixion.

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Movie Details

1967 Academy Award®
  • Best Costume Design Black and White nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
  • Best Art Direction Black and White nominee
Unrated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Italian: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.