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Epic biblical tale about the criminal who was released by Pontius Pilate in preference to Jesus, prior to the Crucifixion.

The action follows Barabbas after his lucky escape, his return to crime and his subsequent recapture and imprisonment in the sulphur mines. Based on the novel by Swedish writer Par Lagerkvist.

2 hours, 14 minutes

Last on

Sat 2 May 2009 14:15
BBC Two except Yorkshire


Role Contributor
BarabbasAnthony Quinn
DirectorRichard Fleischer
Pontius PilateArthur Kennedy
TorvaldJack Palance
SaraKaty Jurado
PeterHarry Andrews
SahakVittorio Gassman
LuciusErnest Borgnine
ProducerDino De Laurentiis