Synopsis by Jason Buchanan
Share the tale that launched Charlton Heston's career with a whole new generation as director Bill Kowalchuk teams up with Heston himself to bring audiences a whole take on Lew Wallace's classic story. It's the first century A.D., and following a tragic accident Hebrew prince Judah Ben Hur is enslaved by the Romans. As a captive nation begins to revolt against an oppressive Empire and Ben Hur attempts to find his way back home, his love for a beautiful slave girl is tested by sea and by land in this epic tale of faith and redemption that is sure to capture the imagination of children and adults alike.
chariot, prince, race [competition], Roman-Empire, slavery