Tag: Mel Gibson

Gallipoli (movie)

Posted on 16th May 2018  in List of historical films

Gallipoli is an Australian film directed by Peter Weir , released in 1981 .

Synopsis

In May 1915, during the First World War , two Australian friends pledged to fight on the European Front alongside the Allies. They meet in Gallipoli , Turkey , and discover the horrors of war during the Battle of the Dardanelles . Troops, in particular, must deal with a limited and incompetent command which sends them knowingly to death. (more…)

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Tag: Mel Gibson

The passion of Christ

Posted on 14th May 2018  in List of historical films

The Passion of Christ ( The Passion of the Christ ) is an American film written, produced and directed by Mel Gibson , released in 2004 . This film about the last hours of the life of Jesus of Nazareth , shot entirely in the languages supposedly spoken in Judea in i st century ( Aramaic , Hebrew and Latin ), enjoyed a worldwide success. However,historians emphasize the fact that at the time, the language of communication with the Romans was not Latin , but theGreek . He was the object of a sharp criticism 1 , both on the question of antisemitism , on respect for historical realities, and the violence of the spectacle.

In 2016 , Braveheart scriptwriter Randall Wallace announces that Mel Gibson is directing a sequel to the resurrection of Christ 2 . (more…)

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Apocalypto

Posted on 14th May 2018  in List of historical films

Apocalypto is an American film directed by Mel Gibson , released in 2006 .

The film is set in Mesoamerica , in the Yucatan peninsula , at the end of the post- classical era . It tells the story of a man struggling for his life and freedom during the decline of the Mayan civilization . (more…)

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