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The Jesus Film (1979)
"Jesus" (original title)

G  |   |  Biography, Drama, Family  |  19 October 1979 (USA)
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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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Credited cast:
Brian Deacon ...
Rivka Neuman ...
Alexander Scourby ...
Luke (voice)
Niko Nitai ...
Joseph Shiloach ...
Ori Levy ...
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Kobi Assaf ...
Moti Baharav ...
Ya'ackov Ben-Sira ...
Ze'ev Berlinski ...
Blind Begger
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Dina Doron ...
Shoshana Duer ...
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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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The man playing the corpse of Jesus later became a seminarian because of the film. See more »

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After laying the body in the tomb, the actor under the burial shroud can clearly be seen breathing. See more »

Quotes

Jesus: Forgive them father, for they don't know what they do.
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Connections

Version of Gospel Road: A Story of Jesus (1973) See more »

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Concerto brandeburghese No. 1, BWV 1046 : 2° movimento
Johann Sebastian Bach
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I learned of this movie when I was in college. It was the best discovery of my life. If memory is serving me correctly, it was sent in the mail throughout Alabama for a short time for people to have for free. It is well-made and biblically correct. It gives a message of hope and reaffirms one's belief in Christ. If you do not know Christ, he is definitely worth meeting and learning about. Once you have accepted him your life will change for the better! This is a movie to watch alone, with friends or family. Watch it with your enemies..:) Watch it multiple times and you will learn something new every time! I give this movie a 10!


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