4th century A.D. under the … Violent religious upheaval in the streets of 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.

Cast & Crew

Directed by: Alejandro Amenábar

Written by: Mateo Gil

Produced by: Álvaro Augustin, Fernando Bovaira

Cinematography: Xavi Giménez

Editing: Nacho Ruíz Capillas

Production Design: Guy Hendrix Dyas

Cast: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom, Michael Lonsdale

Nominations and Awards

  • People's Choice Award 2010