Barabbas (1961) – Imprint Collection #132
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29 June 2022
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What happened to the man of violence in whose place Christ was crucified?
Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when the Jews chose Christ in his place. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiator arena, where he tries to win his freedom and confront his inner demons.
1961 religious epic film directed by Richard Fleischer (Fantastic Voyage) and starring Anthony Quinn as Barabbas, Silvana Mangano, Jack Palance & Ernest Borgnine.
“Ripe for reconsideration—the Greatest Story Ever Told has been Retold and Retold, but Barabbas brings it back from the dead” – FilmComment.com
Special Features and Technical Specs:
- 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-Ray
- NEW Audio commentary by film historians Barry Forshaw and Kim Newman
- Richard Fleischer: Looking Back – interview with the Hollywood director
- NEW Film historian Sheldon Hall on Barabbas
- Original Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
- Audio English LPCM 2.0 Stereo
- Optional English subtitles
- Limited Edition slipcase on the first 1500 copies with unique artwork