Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus' homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event. Hoping to find a way to live with what he has done, and still not believing in Jesus, he returns to Palestine to try and learn what he can of the man he killed.
|Release Date||Sep 16, 1953|
|Production Company||20th Century Fox|
|Production Countries||United States of America|
|Casts||Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Jay Robinson, Richard Boone, Leon Askin, Michael Rennie, Dean Jagger, Torin Thatcher, Betta St. John, Jeff Morrow|
|Plot Keywords||palestine, crucifixion, ancient rome, epic, guilt, 1st century,|