Following the lives of ten characters through their letters and diaries in the ten days before D-Day. The mini-series contains documentary interviews with the people on which the book, and this mini-series were based.
In mid-1800's England, Oscar is a young Anglican priest, a misfit and an outcast, but with the soul of an angel. As a boy, even though from a strict Pentecostal family, he felt God told him... See full summary »
In the opulent St. Petersburg of the Empire period, Eugene Onegin is a jaded but dashing aristocrat - a man often lacking in empathy, who suffers from restlessness, melancholy and, finally,... See full summary »
[to the disciples gathered around a fire]
I was the first to follow him. If anyone's gonna be in charge, it's gonna be me.
Could you lead an army? Would man follow you to glory?
I was the *first*.
[Jesus approaches carrying firewood]
James the Disciple:
Go on, ask him Judas.
James the Disciple:
We've been waiting for you to come, and tell us who will be the greatest in the kingdom of Heaven!
All right. All right, I'll tell you.
[walks toward a little girl, lifts her off a donkey]
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Enjoyable, reverent, could've been a bit longer....
...very enjoyable and moving stop-motion/animated movie condensing the life of Jesus into 2 hours. All the flashbacks and the temptation scenes are hand-drawn, all else is stop motion puppets. I felt there was a scene or two they could've added, but they were probably on a tight budget. Possibly the loaves & fishes, and the expelling the demon from the man into the pigs, and the dialogue between Jesus and the other two crucified thieves could've been added. I'm sure you'll see this on every Easter from now on. It's not preachy by any means, and very enjoyable. I also liked how Pilate was portrayed as an evil man, yet his decision with Jesus' fate was not based on his character. Temptation scenes with Satan were excellent also. Highly recommended.
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