Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Chris' Film Club: Ben-Hur

On tonight's Film Club our Fifties classic is the epic 'Ben-Hur' from 1959.

The historical drama focuses on the betrayed Jewish prince Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston), who begins enslaved and then starts a quest for revenge.

A remake of a silent film from 1925, it also stars Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet and Hugh Griffith, and won 11 of the 12 Oscars it was nominated for.

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