The Last Temptation of Christ


2h 43m 1988

Brief Synopsis

A depiction of Christ's life including a vision of what his life might have been like had he not been crucified.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kristi sista frestelse, L' Ultima Tentazione di Cristo, Last Temptation of Christ, Ultima Tentazione di Cristo, dernière tentation du Christ
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Historical
Period
Religion
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Najib Chlieh
Distribution Company
CINEPLEX ODEON FILMS/UNIVERSAL PICTURES
Location
Marrakesh, Morocco

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 43m

Synopsis

A depiction of Christ's life including a vision of what his life might have been like had he not been crucified.

Crew

Adil Abdelwahab

Assistant Camera Operator

Abdelkrim Akallach

Wardrobe

Elio Altamura

Property Master

Julie Alter

Casting

Florian Ballhaus

Assistant Camera Operator

Jan Sebastian Ballhaus

Production Assistant

Michael Ballhaus

Dp/Cinematographer

Michael Ballhaus

Director Of Photography

Sergio Ballo

Wardrobe

Brahim Bayadat

Cashier

John Beard

Production Designer

Zineb Ben Doula

Hair Assistant

Najib Benfares

Electrician

Aicha Benhaddou

Production Assistant

Zhor Bennani

Makeup Assistant

Claudia Bianchi

Hair Assistant

Ron Bochar

Foley Artist

Naima Bouanani

Wardrobe Supervisor

Abida Boubker

Generator Operator

Bruno Brenna

Electrician

Luigi Buldrini

Driver

Sabrina Canale

Production

Omero Capanna

Stunts

Joe Caroff

Titles

Dawliz Casablanca

Other

Najib Chlieh

Cable Operator

Marcus Chun

Apprentice

Domenico Cianfriglia

Stunts

Giovanni Cianfriglia

Stunts

Francesco Cinieri

Casting

Steven Clarke

Other

David Coldham

Other

Dean Coldham

Other

Bernard Collins

Carpenter

Vincenzo Corcioni

Makeup

Cis Corman

Casting

Ahmed Darif

Location Manager

Barbara De Fina

Producer

Aldo De Martini

Boom Operator

Walter Defilippis

Other

Orielle Del Re

Wardrobe

Jean-pierre Delifer

Costume Designer

Brahim Derham

Location Assistant

Giorgio Desideri

Set Decorator

Robert Devine

Foreman

Aicha Dimna

Other

Abdessamad Dinia

Casting

David Dunlap

Camera Operator

Nass El Ghiwane

Assistant

Ahmed El Hmaini

Grip

Sergio Fabriani

Grip

Laura Fattori

Production Manager

Iginio Fiorentini

Special Effects

Tom Fleischman

Sound

Anna Foresi

Wardrobe

Antonio Fortunati

Electrician

John Frankish

Assistant Art Director

Peter Gabriel

Music

Antonio Gabrielli

Location Manager

Dino Galliano

Special Effects Supervisor

Mirella Ginnoto

Hair

Rachel Griffiths

Script Supervisor

Thomas A Gulino

Sound Editor

Ahmed Hatimi

Assistant Director

Harold Hauschildt

Generator Operator

Don Hunerberg

Foley

Fabio Jephcott

Assistant Director

Brian Johnson

Sound Editor

Julia Judge

Assistant

Lachen Kahia

Assistant

Todd Kasow

Music Supervisor

Pamela Katz

Assistant Camera Operator

Nikos Kazantzakis

Source Material (From Novel)

Frank Kern

Sound Editor

Geoffrey Kingsley

Construction Coordinator

Lon Kirschner

Titles

Federico Laurenti

Makeup

David Leonard

Assistant Editor

Boris Leven

Assistant

Lisa J Levine

Adr Editor

Skip Lievsay

Sound Editor

Marissa Littlefield

Sound Editor

Vincenzo Maggio

Stunts

Peter Mann

Carpenter

Betsy Marino

Other

Betsy Marino

Assistant

Goffredo Massetti

Props

Ferdinando Merolla

Hair Assistant

Mario Michisanti

Makeup

Barbara Minor

Music Editor

Stefano Mioni

Stunts

Giacomo Moroni

Grip

Doug Murray

Sound

Silvio Natali

Grip

Bob Nichols

Music Editor

Eliza Paley

Foley Editor

Roberto Penna

Production Accountant

Geraldine Peroni

Assistant Editor

Enrico Pini

Unit Manager

Paolo Piria

Production Accountant

Bruce Pross

Sound Editor

Marco Valerio Pugini

Unit Manager

Orlando Ragusa

Stunts

Nic Ratner

Sound Editor

Joseph Reidy

Assistant Director

Bona Nasalli Roca

Wardrobe Supervisor

Luigi Rocchetti

Makeup

Manlio Rocchetti

Makeup Supervisor

Claudio Sabatilli

Cashier

Franco M Salamon

Stunt Coordinator

Andrew Sanders

Art Director

Walter Santalmasi

Wardrobe

Mario Schiavone

Gaffer

Thelma Schoonmaker

Editor

Paul Schrader

Screenplay

Giuseppe Sciusco

Electrician

Matteo Sciusco

Electrician

Sergio Serantoni

Key Grip

Marc S Shaw

Adr Editor

Rose Tobias Shaw

Casting

Gail Showalter

Foley Editor

Aldo Signoretti

Hair

Angela Silighini

Wardrobe

Maurizio Silvi

Makeup

Mustapha Sittou

Electrician

David Slama

Camera Operator

Zhor Slimani

Wardrobe

Marco Stefanelli

Stunts

Jeff Stern

Sound Editor

Philip Stockton

Dialogue Editor

Franco Tocci

Key Rigging Grip

Gabriella Toro

Production Coordinator

Alberto Tosto

Set Decorator

Marcello Turco

Other

Mario Tusi

Photography

Massimiliano Ubaldi

Stunts

Massimilliano Ubaldi

Stunts

Harry Ufland

Executive Producer

Franco Ukmar

Stunts

Giovanni Ukmar

Stunts

Amelio Verona

Sound Mixer

Joe Violante

Technical Advisor

Steve Visscher

Foley Editor

Mauro Vitturini

Props

Derek Whorlow

Production

Lahcen Zinoun

Choreographer

Claudio Zucchet

Stunts

Film Details

Also Known As
Kristi sista frestelse, L' Ultima Tentazione di Cristo, Last Temptation of Christ, Ultima Tentazione di Cristo, dernière tentation du Christ
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Drama
Historical
Period
Religion
Release Date
1988
Production Company
Najib Chlieh
Distribution Company
CINEPLEX ODEON FILMS/UNIVERSAL PICTURES
Location
Marrakesh, Morocco

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 43m

Award Nominations

Best Director

1988
Martin Scorsese

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States September 1988

Released in United States September 7, 1988

Released in United States February 1996

Shown at San Sebastian Film Festival September 1988.

Shown at Venice Film Festival September 7, 1988.

Began shooting October 15, 1987.

Completed shooting December 20, 1987.

Actress Barbara Hershey first gave Martin Scorsese a copy of Nikos Kazantzakis' "The Last Temptation of Christ" in 1971 while he was directing her in "Boxcar Bertha" (USA/72).

Released in United States Summer August 12, 1988

Released in United States September 1988 (Shown at San Sebastian Film Festival September 1988.)

Released in United States September 7, 1988 (Shown at Venice Film Festival September 7, 1988.)

Released in United States February 1996 (Shown in New York City (American Museum of the Moving Image) as part of program "Martin Scorsese" February 17-25, 1996.)

Released in United States Summer August 12, 1988