Last Days in the Desert follows Jesus in an imagined chapter from His 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert. On His way out of the wilderness, He struggles with the Devil over the fate of an ordinary family in crisis, setting for himself a dramatic test with distinctly human conflicts.
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.
Last Days in the Desert is an American drama film about the temptation of Christ, directed and written by Rodrigo García. It stars Ewan McGregor, Tye Sheridan, Ciarán Hinds and Ayelet Zurer. The film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2015. The limited release date is set for May 13, 2016.
Last Days in the Desert
Directed by: Rodrigo García
Starring: Susan Gray, Ciarán Hinds, Ewan McGregor, Tye Sheridan, Ayelet Zurer
Screenplay by: Rodrigo García
Production Design by: Jeannine Oppewall
Cinematography by: Emmanuel Lubezki
Film Editing by: Matt Maddox
Costume Design by: Judianna Makovsky
Set Decoration by: Lisa Clark
Art Direction by: John DeMeo
Music by: Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some disturbing images and brief partial nudity.
Studio: Broad Green Pictures
Release Date: May 13, 2016