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The Jesus Film (1979)
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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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Peter Frye (Pontious Pilate) moved to Israel in the late 60's to become an acting coach and drama professor at the University of Tel Aviv. Frye was known for having a beard most of his life but shaved it off in order to play Pontious Pilate. 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 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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Lifeless, but accurate
20 March 2003 | by (San Rafael, California) – See all my reviews

I had heard that this film was being used as a missionary tool throughout the world, and was therefore one of the most watched films in history. While it does present a Biblically accurate account, it does so with very poor and lifeless acting and production values. Jesus was the most important person ever to walk the earth. He deserves better than this... It's time for an updated version.


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