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The Last Temptation of Christ

Friday, Mar 29 at 6:30 pm

Location: Redstone Theater

Dir. Martin Scorsese. 1989, 164 mins, 4K DCP. With Willem Dafoe, Barbara Hershey, Harvey Keitel, David Bowie. Scorsese’s humanistic portrayal of Jesus Christ, based on the novel by Nikos Kazantzakis, was a labor of love that was delayed when Paramount stopped pre-production and was protested by religious groups when the film was finally completed. Dafoe convincingly portrays Jesus as a mortal undergoing an astonishing transformation, and Peter Gabriel’s score beautifully integrates ambient electronic tones with global music instrumentalism. One of Scorsese’s supreme achievements, The Last Temptation of Christ brilliantly articulates the passion of its director’s ongoing cinematic project for depicting the complexities of faith and violence.

Tickets: $15 / $11 senior and students / $9 youth (ages 3–17) / free for MoMI members at the Senior/Student level and above. There is a $1.50 transaction fee per ticket for all online purchases. The cost of admission may be applied toward a same-day purchase of a membership.

Order tickets. Please pick up tickets at the Museum’s admissions desk upon arrival. All seating is general admission.