Agora is a 2009 historical drama movie directed by Alejandro Amenabar, written by Amenabar and Mateo Gil, stars: Rachel Weisz as Hypatia of Alexandria, Max Minghella as Davus, her slave, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Michael Lonsdale, Rupert Evans, Homayoun Ershadi. Set to be released on December 18, 2009 by Focus Features.

Set in 4th century A.D. Egypt under the Roman Empire… Violent religious upheaval in the streets of Alexandria spills over into the city’s famous Library. Trapped inside its walls, the brilliant astronomer Hypatia and her disciples fight to save the wisdom of the Ancient World… Among them, the two men competing for her heart: The witty, privileged Orestes and Davus, Hypatia’s young slave, who is torn between his secret love for her and the freedom he knows can be his if he chooses to join the unstoppable surge of the Christians.

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