The Gospel According to St Matthew

Pier Paolo Pasolini's Masterpiece

Hailed internationally by film critics as his masterpiece, Pier Paolo Pasolini’s masterpiece, The Gospel According To St Mathew, is a visually stunning , emotionally stirring interpretation of the life of Christ, based upon the writings of the Apostle Mathew. The story begins with His birth and illustrates how His teachings attracted not only His disciples, but crowds of believers. When the Pharisees, chief priests and elders, learn of Jesus, they conspire to have him arrested, tried and crucified on the cross. This classic film is a beautiful interpretation of the greatest story ever told, and is a landmark of world cinema.

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Special Features:
English Subtitles
Italian language
B &W
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 widescreen
PAL Format
Doco: Seeking Locations in Palestine for "The Gospel According to Saint Matthew” 55 mins B & W
Pasolini Filmography
Scene Selection

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