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The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian
The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian

THE MARTYRDOM OF SAINT SEBASTIAN

Das Martyrium des heiligen Sebastian

Directed by Petr Weigl
West Germany, 1984
Drama, TV Movie, History

Synopsis

Sebastian, Chief Archer in the Roman Army, converts to Christianity. A favorite of Emperor Augustus, Sebastian’s devotion to Christ eventually drives him to reject the Emperor’s love, causing the Emperor to angrily order Sebastian to be shot with arrows by his fellow archers.

Synopsis

Sebastian, Chief Archer in the Roman Army, converts to Christianity. A favorite of Emperor Augustus, Sebastian’s devotion to Christ eventually drives him to reject the Emperor’s love, causing the Emperor to angrily order Sebastian to be shot with arrows by his fellow archers.