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Ben-Hur | A falsely accused prince

Published:Wednesday | August 17, 2016 | 12:00 AM
A wrongly accused prince seeks revenge but find redemption in Ben-Hur.

The epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother, an officer in the Roman army. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.

Ben-Hur is an American epic historical action drama directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Keith Clarke and John Ridley. It is the fifth film adaptation of the 1880 novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace following the 1907 silent film, the 1925 silent film, the Academy Award-winning 1959 film, and the 2003 animated film of the same name.

The film stars Jack Huston, Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer and Rodrigo Santoro.