History Film / TheLastTemptationOfChrist

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* WhamLine:
-->'''Judas Iscariot''': What angel? Look at her: [[spoiler:Satan!]]
-->[[spoiler:'''Satan''': I told you we would meet again.]]
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* OneSteveLimit: A notable aversion with the three different Marys in Jesus' life (his mother, Mary Magdalene, Mary of Bethany--sister of Lazarus and Martha), which becomes symbolically important during the last temptation [[spoiler:because all three women are associated with motherhood. Mary Magdalene becomes Jesus' wife and carries his child, only to die during pregnancy. The third Mary ends up giving birth to his offspring.]][[note]]Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany being different people is a reflection of Niko Kazantzakis' Orthodox background, since there's a long Catholic tradition that they're the same person.[[/note]]

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* OneSteveLimit: A notable aversion with the three different Marys in Jesus' life (his mother, Mary Magdalene, Mary of Bethany--sister of Lazarus and Martha), which becomes symbolically important during the last temptation [[spoiler:because all three women are associated with motherhood. Mary Magdalene becomes Jesus' wife and carries his child, only to die during pregnancy. The third Mary ends up giving birth to his offspring.]][[note]]Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany being different people is a reflection of Niko Kazantzakis' Orthodox background, since there's a long Catholic tradition that they're the same person.person, though more recently the Church has gone with the view that they're separate.[[/note]]
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* OneSteveLimit: A notable aversion with the three different Marys in Jesus' life (his mother, Mary Magdalene, Mary the sister of Lazarus), which becomes symbolically important during the last temptation [[spoiler:because all three women are associated with motherhood. Mary Magdalene becomes Jesus' wife and carries his child, only to die during pregnancy. The third Mary ends up giving birth to his offspring.]]

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* OneSteveLimit: A notable aversion with the three different Marys in Jesus' life (his mother, Mary Magdalene, Mary the sister of Lazarus), Bethany--sister of Lazarus and Martha), which becomes symbolically important during the last temptation [[spoiler:because all three women are associated with motherhood. Mary Magdalene becomes Jesus' wife and carries his child, only to die during pregnancy. The third Mary ends up giving birth to his offspring.]] ]][[note]]Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany being different people is a reflection of Niko Kazantzakis' Orthodox background, since there's a long Catholic tradition that they're the same person.[[/note]]
10th May '17 3:45:14 PM Ezclee4050
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* ShoutOut: The depiction of Satan as a shapeshifting little girl owes greatly to Creator/LuisBunuel's ''Simon of the Desert'' and Creator/FedericoFellini's ''Toby Dammitt''.



* ShoutOut: The depiction of Satan as a shapeshifting little girl owes greatly to Creator/LuisBunuel's ''Simon of the Desert'' and Creator/FedericoFellini's ''Toby Dammitt''.
10th May '17 3:42:08 PM Ezclee4050
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* ShownTheirWork: The depiction of the culture of 1st Century Judea is very detailed and non-cliched.
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* OneSteveLimit: An important aversion with the three different Marys in Jesus' life (his mother, Mary Magdalene, Mary the sister of Lazarus), which becomes symbolically important during the last temptation [[spoiler:because all three women are associated with motherhood. Mary Magdalene becomes Jesus' wife and carries his child, only to die during pregnancy. The third Mary ends up giving birth to his offspring.]]

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* OneSteveLimit: An important A notable aversion with the three different Marys in Jesus' life (his mother, Mary Magdalene, Mary the sister of Lazarus), which becomes symbolically important during the last temptation [[spoiler:because all three women are associated with motherhood. Mary Magdalene becomes Jesus' wife and carries his child, only to die during pregnancy. The third Mary ends up giving birth to his offspring.]]
10th May '17 2:12:18 PM Ezclee4050
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* OneSteveLimit: An important aversion with the three different Marys in Jesus' life (his mother, Mary Magdalene, Mary the sister of Lazarus), which becomes symbolically important during the last temptation [[spoiler:because all three women are associated with motherhood. Mary Magdalene becomes Jesus' wife and carries his child, only to die during pregnancy. The third Mary ends up giving birth to his offspring.]]
9th May '17 8:57:37 PM Ezclee4050
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* LastSupperSteal: Meticulously averted. Everyone sits on the floor, the table is arranged in a square, and the female followers are in attendance as well.
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* MetaCasting: Michael Been, who'd been an early figure in ChristianRock and whose later mainstream band [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Call_(band) The Call]] often had religious themes in their lyrics, as the apostle John.

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* MetaCasting: MetaCasting:
** Barbara Hershey as Mary Magdalene was appropriate, since she was the one who introduced Scorsese to the Kazantzakis novel in the first place.
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Michael Been, who'd been an early figure in ChristianRock and whose later mainstream band [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Call_(band) The Call]] often had religious themes in their lyrics, as the apostle John.
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* MetaCasting: Michael Been, who'd been an early figure in ChristianRock and whose later mainstream band [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Call_(band) The Call]] often had religious themes in their lyrics, as the apostle John.
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