Barabbas

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Epic biblical tale about the criminal who was released by Pontius Pilate in preference to Jesus, prior to the Crucifixion. The action follows Barabbas after his lucky escape, his return to crime and his subsequent recapture and imprisonment in the sulphur mines. read more
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Epic biblical tale about the criminal who was released by Pontius Pilate in preference to Jesus, prior to the Crucifixion. The action follows Barabbas after his lucky escape, his return to crime and his subsequent recapture and imprisonment in the sulphur mines. Based on the novel by Swedish writer Par Lagerkvist.

Original Release

12/23/1961

US Release

10/10/1962

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Directors

Richard Fleischer

Writers

Pär Lagerkvist, Salvatore Quasimodo, Ivo Perilli, Christopher Fry, Diego Fabbri, Nigel Balchin

Cast

Anthony Quinn Barabbas
Silvana Mangano Rachel
Arthur Kennedy Pontius Pilate
Katy Jurado Sara
Harry Andrews Peter
Vittorio Gassman Sahak
Norman Wooland Rufio
Valentina Cortese Julia
Jack Palance Torvald
Ernest Borgnine Lucius
Arnoldo Foa Joseph of Arimathea
Friedrich von Ledebur Officer (as Frederich Ledebur) / Officer
Laurence Payne Disciple
Paul Muller High Priest
Sharon Tate Patrician in Arena
Rina Franchetti Mary Clopas
Piero Pastore Nicodemus
Guido Celano Scorpio
Enrico Glori Man Pleading for Release of Prisoner
Paola Pitagora Mary Magdalene

Producers

Editors

Raymond Poulton, Alberto Gallitti

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