2.5

Risen

Action Adventure


 

Clavius, a member of the Roman Army, is entrusted with the task of finding Jesus after his body disappears from the tomb.

"Risen" is perhaps one of the best looking Biblical films you are going to see. Sizzling desert landscapes and large sandstone structures create the perfect setting, but it was always going to require a miracle to enthral an audience with the rest. Given the subject matter, it's a relief the film is not especially preachy. The lead centurion puts in an honourable performance, gritted and stern in his quest for the truth and wholly predictable path to redemption. Righteous.

Anthony Macali

Wide Release 18th February 2016
107 mins