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 warm, generous, and unexpected story” — Christianity Today
“ … inviting, beautiful, frustrating, amusing, affecting, and challenging” – Cinemayward
“… forces us to consider the humanity of Jesus” – PluggedIn.com
“Mesmerizing cinematography of Emmanuel Lubezki” – Spirituality & Practice
“Last Days in the Desert achieves greatness” – Crave Online
“Gorgeous and mysterious” – Village Voice
“… most intelligent, engaging film about Jesus since The Last Temptation of Christ.” – NPR