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, a young woman in search of a new way of living. Constricted by the hierarchies of the day, Mary defies her traditional family to join a new social movement led by the charismatic Jesus of Nazareth. She soon finds a place for herself within the movement and at the heart of a journey that will lead to the capital city of Jerusalem.
Starring Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix and Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mary Magdalene is released March 16 in the UK, with a date to be announced in the U.S..