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19 February 1993 (USA) See more »
In a time of madness, a man of true greatness gave his life to save humanity. The man was the Son of God. The time is now. See more »
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  (in credits order)
John O'Banion ... Jesse

Ramy Zada ... Jude

Richard Herd ... Arthur Cunningham
Gerald Gordon ... Jackson

Jeff Corey ... Poneras
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sue Amick ... Mother
Steven Anderson ... James
Richard Arnold ... John
Ari Barak ... DeCarmo

Nancy Duerr ... Judith Childs
Ray Holtman ... Pete
J. Michael Hunter ... Andy
Slavitza Jovan ... Asa
Leon McBride ... Buttons the Clown
Laurens Moore ... Blind Man
Dean Whitworth ... Man on Crutches
James Wiggins ... Drowned Son
Joseph Alex ... Carnival Member (uncredited)
Carl Espy ... Wino (uncredited)
Jennifer Rothschild ... Prostitute (uncredited)

Directed by
James H. Barden 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
James H. Barden 

Produced by
James H. Barden .... executive producer
Ervin Melton .... producer
James Nelson .... producer
Edward A. Teraskiewicz .... executive producer
Fred Wardell .... associate producer
Original Music by
James H. Barden 
Cinematography by
Bryan England 
Film Editing by
Noreen Zepp  (as Noreen Zepp-Linden)
Casting by
Judy Belshe-Toernblom  (as Judy Belshé)
Mark Fincannon 
Michael Vitale 
Production Design by
Philip Dean Foreman 
Art Direction by
Donna Stamps  (as Donna Stamps Scherer)
Set Decoration by
Donna Stamps  (as Donna Stamps Scherer)
Costume Design by
Darcie F. Olson 
Makeup Department
Dale Brady .... makeup artist
Jeff Goodwin .... makeup supervisor
Michelle Johnson .... hair stylist
Steve LaPorte .... makeup artist
Jacklin Masteran .... special makeup effects artist
Production Management
Margaret M. Moore .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
C.C. Barnes .... assistant director
Rocky Capella .... second unit director
James Eric .... second unit director
Richard Oswald .... second assistant director
Art Department
Thomas V. Johnson .... lead scenic artist
Sound Department
Robert W. Glass Jr. .... re-recording mixer
Bo Harwood .... sound mixer
Ron Hitchcock .... re-recording mixer
Ron Hitchcock .... sound designer
James Nelson .... sound designer
James Nelson .... sound effects (as James M. Falkinburg)
Robert Thirlwell .... re-recording mixer
Dan Wallin .... re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Richard Edlund .... visual effects producer
Wayne Baker .... camera assistant (uncredited)
Rocky Capella .... stunt coordinator
Greg Ferrando .... stunts
Kevin Larson .... stunts
Johnny Martin .... stunts
Mike Martinez .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
George E. Mather .... cinematographer: second unit
Jerry Whittington .... electrician
Animation Department
Mauro Maressa .... animator
Casting Department
Cynthia Stillwell .... casting coordinator
Music Department
James H. Barden .... music arranger
James H. Barden .... music producer
Jimmie Haskell .... music arranger
John La Salandra .... music editor
Alan E. Lindgren .... music arranger
Transportation Department
Roy A. Grace .... driver
Other crew
Rebecca Gnann .... stand-in (uncredited )
L. Robert Stanfield .... stand-in (uncredited)

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97 min
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The only film ever made by James H. Barden.See more »
Jesse:What does rotting flesh know of beauty?See more »
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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Wonderful Retelling, 19 March 2008
Author: v_babe10 from United States

I have to say that I am shocked at the last review for this film. I thought that it was an amazing piece and was very moving. The whole message and point behind this film was to help us understand the motives and events that shaped Judas' betrayal of Christ. Many people, even those that don't know much about the religion or the teachings of Christ, know who Judas was and that he was ultimately the one who betrayed Christ. But little is known of why or how one could do such a thing. This movie makes the tale more heartbreaking and thought provoking than anything else I have ever seen. It humanizes some of the characters in a way that many people may not have viewed them before.

I strongly suggest that anyone who is already a believer, is just coming into their faith, or even those that have decided that it isn't for them see this movie. It is truly eye-opening and gives one a better understanding and view of characters we think we already know.

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