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The Visual Bible: Matthew (1993)

Matthew 15:1 - 28:20 - The year is about 62 A.D., and the aging apostle Matthew recalls the remarkable events he witnessed as a young man. As his story unfolds, the centuries melt away and ... See full summary »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Old Matthew
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Gerrit Schoonhoven ...
Peter
Dawid Minnaar ...
Judas
Kevin Smith ...
John the Beloved
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Young Matthew (as Matthew Roberts)
Hannes Muller ...
Andrew
Charlton George ...
James
Ivan D. Lucas ...
Phillip
Jaques De Klerk ...
Bartholomew
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Thomas (as Sean Michaels)
Tony Joubert ...
James Alpheus
Darryl Fuchs ...
Simon the Zealot
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Thaddeus
Patrick Mynhardt ...
Herod Senior
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Matthew 15:1 - 28:20 - The year is about 62 A.D., and the aging apostle Matthew recalls the remarkable events he witnessed as a young man. As his story unfolds, the centuries melt away and we are intimately involved in the life of Jesus. We share the mystery and the wonder of His birth. We witness His baptism and temptation in the wilderness. We experience the compassion and hope of the Sermon on the Mount. Walk with Jesus through Galilee as He calls His disciples, performs the first miracles, and begins teaching His world-changing message of love and redemption. This deeply moving presentation of the most beloved of stories stars luminary Richard Kiley as Matthew and the passionate Bruce Marchiano as Jesus. This unique word-for-word presentation in the NIV brings to the screen a divine yet warmly human Jesus. "I've been a Christian for 25 years, but I never knew who Jesus truly was until I saw Matthew... He loves me!" In 1993, Christian filmmakers set out to make a Jesus film which ... Written by Anonymous

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The movie uses the NIV 1984 translation according to the DVD cover. See more »

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Jesus: All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
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Followed by The Visual Bible: Acts (1994) See more »

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Enthralling
25 January 2003 | by (Minnesota) – See all my reviews

I just re-watched this not too long ago, and was reminded again of the beauty of this film. The film opens with narrative by the late Richard Kiley, who plays the role of the elderly Matthew the Apostle. Compelling performances by Mr. Kiley and Bruce Marciano, among others, make this a film you can watch over and over. Also, the area they were filming in (Morrocco, I believe) is absolutely stunning.


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