Last Days in the Desert follows Jesus (Ewan McGregor) in an imagined chapter from his forty days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, he struggles with the Devil, also played by McGregor, over the fate of an ordinary family in crisis, setting for himself a dramatic test with distinctly human conflicts.
“a quietly compelling portrait …”
New York Times Critics’ Pick
“The mystical and the mundane come together with captivating force in ‘Last Days in the Desert,’ Rodrigo Garcia’s thoughtful, intriguingly layered interpretation …”