Dramatization of the controversial best-seller that posits an alternate version of the birth of Christianity. In this version, Jesus planned for His crucifixion by taking a drug that would simulate death. After His unconscious body was placed in the tomb, a religious sect known as the Zealots would secretly steal Christ's body from the tomb, then spread the rumor that He had risen, thus fulfilling Biblical prophecy. Written by
The Long-Awaited American Film That Presents a New Interpretation on the Life and Death of Jesus
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'Stacey Keach' and 'Trevor Howard' were cast in major roles but were replaced before filming. See more