The Montebello Family are not your average Australian family; modern day smugglers, their family business is transporting drugs into Australia, and guns and exotic wildlife out, making use ... See full summary »
"The Big Battalions" weaves together the stories of three families, Christian, Muslim and Jewish, and moves between Britain, Ehiopia, Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Some of the characters are searching for faith, some for power, and some are possessed by a fanaticism that brings bloodshed. Politics, battles, adultery, kidnapping, and personal doubts and sorrows are all set against the ancient schisms between different faiths.
An excellent mini series dealing with the issues of faith and religious fundamentalism.
An excellent series dealing with religious faith and fundamentalism. There are three inter-woven storylines dealing with people caught up in the issues of religious intolerance, politics in religion and the tragedies that religion can bring about. Wonderful acting and a thought provoking storyline.
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