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The Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd (2000)

 -  Drama  -  24 March 2000 (USA)
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Although in America, Helam witnesses the star heralding the birth of Christ, and 33 years later he faithfully awaits the promised coming of The Messiah despite persecution for this belief. ... See full summary »

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Helam
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Jacob (as Jeremy W. Hoop)
Arianna Marsden ...
Mara
Joy Gardner ...
Laneah
Mowava Pryor ...
Zeraptah
Joseph Paur ...
Lamonah
Theo Coumbis ...
Kohor
Al Harrington ...
Amaron
Tomas Kofod ...
Robert 'R.J.' Jordan ...
young Helam
Hans Saito ...
Shaman
Heather Cannon ...
David Sturdevant ...
Sidney S. Liufau ...
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Kimo Hugho ...
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Although in America, Helam witnesses the star heralding the birth of Christ, and 33 years later he faithfully awaits the promised coming of The Messiah despite persecution for this belief. Helam's son, Jacob, is interested more in the ways of the world, including the lovely Laneah, and when his abilities as an artisan bring an offer to work for the wealthy and powerful Kohor, he jumps at the chance and is estranged from his father's house. Kohor is plotting to destabilize the existing government and become the absolute ruler. In contrast, Amaron, a holy man, preaches to people of Christ, whose ministry and miracles are concurrently taking place across the seas in The Holy Land. As Jacob becomes more immersed in the secular life of Kohor's house, Laneah becomes more interested in the humble faith he is forsaking. Her conversion to Christ, and the death of Amaron at the hand of Kohor's men, brings Jacob to his senses, but he knows of Kohor's plans and is imprisoned when he refuses to ... Written by Brian Greenhalgh

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The images of The New World's ancient inhabitants' cities were based on modern knowledge of archaeological findings in the Americas. See more »

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Uplifting, Inspired, AMAZING!
26 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I can't say truly that I have seen very many movies that I would go back and enjoy seeing over and over again consistently. However, after viewing this particular movie, I can. It is a movie about inner struggles, repentance, love, and best of all, faith. When there is no place else to turn and you are confused, you can turn to our Savior and Redeemer. With an ending that will literally leave you in a pile of tears, this movie is superb. Probably the best by far!

I read a comment on here saying that this film was awful. I honestly can't say I understand the logic behind that comment. It is a fantastic missionary movie (and I know because I know of people who saw it, and they became interested in the LDS church.) And also, it is a movie that can relate to us in our day; it can relate to how we struggle inside to find the truth.

TWO THUMBS WAY UP!


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