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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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Alexander Scourby ...
Luke (voice)
Niko Nitai ...
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Ori Levy ...
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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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According to Paul Eshelman's book "I Just Saw Jesus", Yitzhak Ne'eman (James) was very hard to work with and seemed uncooperative. Eshelman also claimed in the book that Peter (Niko Nitai) became a born again Christian. Nitai has denied that claim and said that the being on the Jesus Film/New Media Bible Book of Luke was the worst film he's ever been apart of and hated that his voice in the American release was dubbed over. 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 »

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