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The Day Christ Died (1980)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  26 March 1980 (USA)
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The Crucifixion of Christ seen more from a political and historical point of view than a spiritual one.

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Interesting and Intuitive Behind the Scenes Point of View
17 April 2004 | by (New York, USA) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed the interweaving of the story from the scriptures and the untold story that went on around and behind the history that we have recorded. I found it creative and certainly possible. Since the overwhelming interest in the recent Mel Gibson Movie, 'The Passion of the Christ' has stirred up interest in the biblical story; it is interesting to see what some previous filmed points of view have been. This movie brings up some possible conversations, manipulations and intrigues that went on among various characters present at the time of Christ. I found many of their insights both intuitive and highly probable. The writers leave the end up to the watcher as to what you believe, but the interesting perspective on what was going on 'off camera' so to speak gave me lots to think about. Watch it to widen your perspective about some of the unwritten possibilities - I found it very interesting.


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