GenreDrama, Comedy ScreenplayLuigi Magni CountryItaly
Release date1987 (1987) WriterLuigi Magni (screenplay), Luigi Magni (story) CastNino Manfredi (Ponzio Pilato), Lando Buzzanca (Valeriano), Stefania Sandrelli (Claudia), Antonio Pierfederici, Roberto Herlitzka, Ricky Tognazzi Similar moviesRelated Luigi Magni movies
Secondo Ponzio Pilato is a 1987 Italian historical comedy-drama film written and directed by Luigi Magni. The film continues the Magni's path of ironic reinterpretation of the history. It was filmed between Syracuse, Algeria and Tunisia. For her performance in this film Stefania Sandrelli was nominated to the Silver Ribbon for Best Actress.
The Roman tribune Pontius Pilate then runs Jesus Christ and then, never mind, allows Christ to be executed after being scourged. Crucified and dead, Jesus Christ promises to the faithful that would be resurrected three days after his earthly death. From this point Pontius Pilate begins to be opposed and hated by the Roman people that he realizes his mistake and that the Jews, who in turn are severely punished by the Emperor Tiberius.
The family of Pontius is all against him, and especially in the Roman province in the Galilee erupts into chaos when Jesus really resurrects. After a military intervention of Tiberius in the area where Jesus lived to restore order, approve without much thinking about it a law that condemns Ponzio. He in fact did so, although it was powerful, that the situation capitulate against him, that he wants to be puntio for his guilt of having shamefully condemned the poor Jesus After asking pardon of God, Pontius Pilate and as a result beheaded ago for the conversion can be defined as "blessed."