This article aims at analyzing Barabbas (Richard Fleischer, 1961), a movie about Barabbas, the bandit who was freed instead of Jesus. The author manages to investigate the way the main character is depicted, and the significant differences between him and the typical protagonists of epic movies. Finally, she discusses the use of a specific mythical pattern and its relevance in shaping a successful plot and providing a penetrating vision of the man in Barabbas.

Barabbas (Richard Fleischer, 1961): il percorso dell’uomo

Campanile, D.
2017

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This article aims at analyzing Barabbas (Richard Fleischer, 1961), a movie about Barabbas, the bandit who was freed instead of Jesus. The author manages to investigate the way the main character is depicted, and the significant differences between him and the typical protagonists of epic movies. Finally, she discusses the use of a specific mythical pattern and its relevance in shaping a successful plot and providing a penetrating vision of the man in Barabbas.
Campanile, D.
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