Exclusive: Mary Magdalene director Garth Davis on the film

The age-old biblical story of Jesus Christ and his journey to spread his biblical message has been told time and again on the big screen. From Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ to Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ, but Mary Magdalene has always cowered in the shadows as one of history’s most misunderstood women. Finally, in Lion director, Garth Davis’s Mary Magdalene, this ill-treated woman finally has her story told which rightfully removes her from the role of the prostitute and firmly stands her ground as an Apostle.

Read our review of Mary Magdalene here

Mary Magdalene is an authentic and humanistic portrait of one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood spiritual figures in history. The biblical biopic tells the story of Mary (Rooney Mara), a young woman in search of a new way of living. Constricted by the hierarchies of the day,

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