“McGregor delivers a stand-out performance” ~ Dick Staub, Religion News Service
“Deeply moving, curious and open-hearted” ~ Tim Grierson, Screen International
Starring Ewan McGregor
LAST DAYS IN THE DESERT
On DVD, VOD and Digital HD August 2
LOS ANGELES (June 21, 2016) – Ewan McGregor (Star Wars franchise, Miles Ahead) is Jesus — and the Devil — in Last Days in the Desert, an imagined chapter from Jesus’ 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert. Written and directed by Mexican filmmaker Rodrigo Garcia (Albert Nobbs, Mother and Child), the film also stars Tye Sheridan (X-Men: Apocalypse, Mud), Ciaran Hinds (“Game of Thrones,” Frozen) and Ayelet Zurer (“Daredevil,” upcoming Ben-Hur). This moving and beautifully shot film follows Jesus on his way out of the wilderness and the struggle with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis that puts him to a dramatic test. Last Days in the Desert is available on DVD, VOD and Digital HD on August 2.
Last Days in the Desert was shot by Academy Award® winning cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki (The Revenant, Birdman) and features a stunning score by Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans. The film is produced by Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn and Wicks Walker.
Last Days in the Desert follows Jesus (McGregor) in an imagined chapter in his 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert. During his time in the wilderness, he is faced with temptations from the Devil, also played by McGregor, over the fate of an ordinary family in crisis, setting for himself a dramatic test with distinctly human conflicts.
LAST DAYS IN THE DESERT DVD
Director: Rodrigo Garcia
Producers: Bonnie Curtis, Julie Lynn and Wicks Walker
Rating: Rated PG-13 for some disturbing images and partial nudity
Runtime: 100 minutes
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: 2:40:1
Spoken Languages: English
Subtitles: English SDH & Spanish
Sound: DVD: English Dolby Digital 5.1 & Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1
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Broad Green Pictures is a feature film financing, production and distribution company founded by Gabriel and Daniel Hammond in 2014. The fully-integrated movie studio provides filmmakers with unparalleled development support, production infrastructure, and marketing resources to execute their vision from script to screen. Through collaborative partnerships with both rising talent and established filmmakers, Broad Green shares incredible stories with the widest possible audiences, pushing boundaries and taking creative risks. The studio’s upcoming slate includes The Infiltrator, Amazon’s The Neon Demon, Bad Santa 2, a co-production with Miramax, Ain’t No Half Steppin and Villa Capri. The studio will also release Terrence Malick’s Voyage of Time and his untitled project starring Ryan Gosling, Rooney Mara and Michael Fassbender. Previously released films include A Walk in the Woods, the critically-acclaimed 99 Homes, I Smile Back, Learning to Drive, Knight of Cups and The Dark Horse. Broad Green Pictures online: