Witness the power of faith in “Paul, Apostle of Christ”, exclusively in SM Cinemas
This Lenten season, witness the all-too-real story of Paul, Apostle of Christ at SM Cinema.
Purveyed in the perspective of the Apostle Luke, the film depicts Paul in the midst of a brutal Roman campaign against religion, persecuting all those who share the faith and preach the word of the Lord through the most gruesome methods ever devised.
Paul is held prisoner and sentenced to death by Roman Emperor Nero. Luke, risks his life to visit him and there decides to write another text containing the beginnings of “The Way” and the start of what will later be known as the Church.
Chained and confined in the infamous Mamertine Prison, under the command of the hateful Prefect Mauritius Gallas, Paul introspects, realizing the tribulations he underwent: countless floggings, starvationm stoning, hunger and thirst. Now as he waits for certain death in the dark, shadows of his past misdeeds haunt him and he wonders if he will be able to finish the race well.
The two Apostles struggle against the weakness of humanity and one of Christianity’s grueling oppressions in order to spread the Gospel of Jesus and keep the faith as a beacon of hope to all the believers across the land.
“When I think of God’s grace and mercy and who’s the one embodiment of that, it’s always Paul to me. Somebody who goes from basically the greatest persecutor of early Christians into the greatest evangelizer in all church history,” writer and director Andrew Hyatt shared.
Starring Jim Caviezel as Luke, French actor Olivier Martinez as Mauritius Gallas and Game of Thrones alum James Faulkner in the titular role of Paul, Apostle of Christ. The film will be exclusively screened at SM Cinema theaters nationwide starting March 23.
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