Ewan McGregor is Jesus in ‘Last Days in The Desert’

The new trailer for Last Days in The Desert depicts Jesus’s forty days of fasting and prayer in the middle of an endless desert. Ewan McGregor is Jesus, and through his journey he must fend off the devil and his own inner turmoil.

Check out the trailer:

Here is the official synopsis from the website, in big bold letters…

EWAN MCGREGOR IS JESUS – AND THE DEVIL – IN AN IMAGINED CHAPTER FROM HIS FORTY DAYS OF FASTING AND PRAYING IN THE DESERT.  ON HIS WAY OUT OF THE WILDERNESS, JESUS STRUGGLES WITH THE DEVIL OVER THE FATE OF A FAMILY IN CRISIS, SETTING FOR HIMSELF A DRAMATIC TEST.

The fil is directed by Rodrigo García and costars Ciarán Hinds and Tye Sheridan, who is also headlining Steven Spielberg’s upcoming adaptation of Ready Player One.

Last Days in The Desert debuted at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, and was well received overall. Finally it has found distribution, and will hit theaters May 13 in a limited release.

Larry Taylor - Managing Editor
Larry Taylor - Managing Editor
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