Director: Alejandro Amenábar
Writers: Alejandro Amenábar; Mateo Gil
Keywords: Drama, Ancient Egypt
An Egyptian slave converting to Christianity in the hopes of winning his freedom falls in love with Hypatia of Alexandria.
Davus is a slave to noted philosopher Hypatia of Alexandria, eager to earn his freedom in the unjust confines of Roman Egypt. Christianity's arrival some time later produces marked instability in the region; Davus turns to the religion as a path to winning his freedom, struggling with religion and a growing attraction to his master as Hypatia fights a personal battle of her own against a changing of the guard.
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