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Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973)

G  |   |  Drama, Music  |  31 March 1973 (USA)
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A black-clad Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection, which was shot on location in Israel. Cash performs a number of original ... See full summary »

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A black-clad Johnny Cash appears in and narrates this version of the story of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection, which was shot on location in Israel. Cash performs a number of original songs in his signature style. Written by Azure_Girl

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Johnny Cash brings to the screen the story of Jesus...filmed in the Holy Land.

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Version of The Gospel According to St. Matthew (1964) See more »

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Jesus was a carpenter
Written by Christopher S. Wren
Sung by Johnny Cash
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Beautiful!
4 April 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

In all of the films I have seen, this has to be the single most beautiful rendition of the story of Jesus I have ever witnessed. If you can look past the bad wardrobe, effects and the Scandinavian Jesus, you will see a portrait of a man sent straight from heaven to give life to a fallen world. The music is touching, the narration is humble and moving, and the old King James translation of the Bible comes to life in the land of Israel.

Modern audiences might not be able to see the wonder of the story in such a low-budget rendering, but again I'd encourage anyone, believers and atheists, to watch it with a child's eyes. If a person can suspend his or her disbelief for a while, I think this movie has the power to change a person's life.


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