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Jésus-Christ / Jésus le gitan
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Odona
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Simon Choulel
Marie-Sophie L. ...
Marie
Patrick Chesnais ...
Pierre Lhermitte
Paul Préboist ...
Le professeur tricot
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Associé de Pierre
Constantin Alexandrov ...
Kraki
Denis Charvet
Amina Annabi ...
La soeur de Jésus
Jean-Michel Dupuis ...
Le professeur
Patrick Edlinger ...
Himself
Pablo Gilabert
Tara Gano ...
La mère de Jésus
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Jesus is a French gypsy who might have become a bull fighter had he not been framed on a drug charge and sent to prison. Odona is a con artist pursued and protected by a Paris policeman. Marie, who knew Jesus as a girl, loses her job when she teaches reincarnation and lets her young students kiss honey bees. All experience love, all suffer losses, and all seek peace. Throughout, Jesus's colorful gypsy family provides dance and music, mystery and celebration. As part of the reincarnation theme, the main characters appear in flashbacks set during the time of Christ and the persecution of early Christians. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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2000 ans de galere pour une seconde d'eternite.


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excellent
3 May 2007 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

It's so many years since i saw this film, but i'll never forget it. I have been looking for it everywhere, but couldn't find it. It was me and my sister watching with no expectation. When it was finished, we wanted more. Some years ago i was in a DVD-shop in my hometown, looking for another movie, i was listening to another costumer asking for this movie "La Belle Historie". He told the owner of the shop exactly the same story as mine about the experience watching this film. He said that his class from school saw the film at the movie, and they all had the same reaction. He never forgot it too. Well thats my story.. One day i will be lucky to see it again..(sorry for my bad English):o)


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