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95 Ratings

The Robe

Directed by Henry Koster
United States, 1953


Marcellus is a tribune in the time of Christ. He is in charge of the group that is assigned to crucify Jesus. Drunk, he wins Jesus’ homespun robe after the crucifixion. He is tormented by nightmares and delusions after the event.

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The Robe Directed by Henry Koster

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | 2 wins including: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

1954 | 3 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1953 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

Directors Guild of America

1954 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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