The life of Jesus Christ according to the Gospel of Matthew. Pasolini shows Christ as a marxist avant-la-lettre and therefore uses half of the text of Matthew.

  1. Pier Paolo Pasolini

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Enrique Irazoqui

    Jesus Christ

  2. Margherita Caruso

    Young Mary

  3. Susanna Pasolini


  4. Marcello Morante


  5. Mario Socrate

    John the Baptist

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The Gospel According to Matthew
The Gospel According to Matthew



Original Title Il vangelo secondo Matteo

Status Released

Release Information

  • February 17, 1966
    Theatrical (limited)


Original Language Italian

Runtime 2h 17m

Budget -

Revenue -



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