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The Jesus Film (1979)
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Jesus of Nazareth,the son of God raised by a Jewish carpenter. Based on the gospel of Luke in the New Testament,here is the life of Jesus from the miraculous virgin birth to the calling of ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Alexander Scourby ...
Luke (voice)
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Jesus of Nazareth,the son of God raised by a Jewish carpenter. Based on the gospel of Luke in the New Testament,here is the life of Jesus from the miraculous virgin birth to the calling of his disciples, public miracles and ministry, ending with his death by crucifixion at the hands of the Roman empire and resurrection on the third day. Written by Anonymous

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The man you thought you knew


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19 October 1979 (USA)  »

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Producer John Heyman originally wanted Niko Nitai to play John the Baptist but later insisted that Nitai play Simon Peter. See more »

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During the prologue, a motor vehicle of some kind can be seen moving (for a fraction of a second) in the extreme background. See more »

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Jesus: Forgive them father, for they don't know what they do.
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Version of The Gospel According to Matthew (1993) See more »

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Concerto brandeburghese No. 1, BWV 1046 : 2° movimento
Johann Sebastian Bach
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A true representation of the gospels
30 March 1999 | by (Sydney, AUSTRALIA) – See all my reviews

For any searcher, this movie gives an account that is closer to the truth of the four gospels than any other movie about Jesus. One not to be missed, but to be seen and thought about as to who Jesus really is. Filmed in several locations of where Jesus actually walked, the movie takes away the Hollywood hype and myths about Jesus and represents what the viewer really needs to know. Is Jesus who he claims to be? Is he the Son of God? Watch this movie and then make your own decision.


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