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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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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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Fabulous!
17 August 2004 | by (Bakersfield, California) – See all my reviews

What I really liked about this movie was the fact that it used the different styles of movie composition so that anyone who watches the film will get something out of it. If someone likes romance...there is romance. If someone likes intrigue...there's intrigue, etc. The wide ranging movie styles are blended very well into this wonderful and moving movie.

The actors did a fabulous job at portraying what the people may have been like and acted like during the time of Christ on earth in America. It gives people a visual of that time in history which is a great teaching tool. I love this movie and I appreciate all who worked on it.


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