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The Birth, the Life and the Death of Christ (1906)

La vie du Christ (original title)
The life of Jesus Christ in 25 scenes.

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The life of Jesus Christ in 25 scenes.

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1906 is a looooong time ago
20 June 2001 | by (Mol, Belgium) – See all my reviews

i embraced the opportunity to watch this early Pathé film with both arms wide open. The story of Christ is told here in 22 sequences. At that time this was an expensive project. There are maybe two basic camera moves through the whole movie and for that time this movie has SPECIAL EFFECTS! yes indeed, some of the things are "colored" (the star for example) but the people who did the effects did an incredible job if you ask me. We can't even imagine what it took to create FX at that time! If a movie from 1906 can hold someone's attention from 2000 than you can be sure this is a strong film! Of course, in every scene there are things that were meant to be serious, but now just seem hilarious (talking about over-acting!). Recommended for all real film addicts, since there were people sleeping in the audience...


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