Revelations (2005)

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Just before the start of Armageddon, a physicist and a nun race against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted.

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »
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 Dr. Richard Massey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Sister Josepha Montafiore (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Isaiah Haden (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Henry 'Hawk' Webber (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Olivia 'Livvie' Beaudrey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Professor Lampley (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Nora Webber (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Lucy Massey (6 episodes, 2005)
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 Nathan Volk (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Mark Rubio (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Ogden (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Tulia (5 episodes, 2005)
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 Mother Francine (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Torvald Eklind (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Tom Webber (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Nelson Boyd (4 episodes, 2005)
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 Anna-Theresa (4 episodes, 2005)
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 E.C. (3 episodes, 2005)
Christopher Biggins ...
 Cardinal Laveigh (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Asteroth (3 episodes, 2005)
Scott Williams ...
 Prison Guard / ... (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Dr. Daniel Goran (2 episodes, 2005)
Davenia McFadden ...
 Sister Delise (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Hospital Administrator (2 episodes, 2005)
James Bigwood ...
 Prison Chaplain (2 episodes, 2005)
Anne Katrine Bay Ejlersen ...
 Super Model #1 (2 episodes, 2005)
Karen Sofie Bay Ejlersen ...
 Super Model #2 (2 episodes, 2005)
Jeff Smith ...
 Gate Guard / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Court TV Reporter / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
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Set just before the start of Armageddon, the series will follow two central characters, a physicist and a nun, who are racing against the clock to see if the end of the world apocalypse can be averted. Bill Pullman plays Dr. Richard Massey, a Harvard professor whose daughter is murdered by satanists while McElhone stars as a nun who recruits Massey to help investigate whether what's told in the Book of Revelations is starting to come true. Seltzer and Polone with executive produce the project along with Pariah Television's Vivian Cannon and Jessika Borsiczky. Written by Anonymous

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Again in reference to the articles Dr. Massey looked up online, Sister Josepha is referred to as Isabela Josepha Montafiore. See more »

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Protagonists rely on full moon setting at midnight on the Sea of Galilee to determine location of birth of the anti-Christ. Full moons are always at zenith - directly overhead - at midnight local time. Only half-moons (waxing half moons at that) set at midnight local time. See more »

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Cardinal La Veigh: If it weren't for Torvald Ecklind shielding you, you'd be excommunicated.
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Cardinal La Veigh: Do you have anything to say?
Sister Josepha Montefiore: May God grant him a long life. And you as well. So that you shall have to deal with *me* till the end of *your* days.
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"Revelations" a powerful drama...maybe too good for TV!
14 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Having actually seen the first installment, I can say I didn't miss the bloated 40 minutes of "American Idol" commercials mixed with 20 minutes of overwrought "you are safe, you are in the bottom 3" hyperbole in order to rid the field of wannabes of one more person.

Instead, I was mesmerized by the first one-hour installment of an intriguing story about people being brought together to consider a proliferation of unexplainable signs and events that might mark the end of the world.

Unless America is simply brain dead, this extremely well-produced limited series should rack up good numbers in the ratings.

Bill Pullman plays a Harvard professor who has recently seen the murderer of his teen-aged daughter captured and imprisoned. Not giving any credence to this man's claims that he can never be killed and will never bleed, he sees one of the man's fingers sliced off...and the non-bleeding hand is raised defiantly.

A nun who is part of a research foundation is an investigator checking out unexplained phenomena with religious connections. One is the appearance of a shadow on a mountainside. It appears to be the shadow of a cross upon which a man has been nailed. The shadow of the head moves as if the victim were alive. There were neither clouds,nor trees, nor anything else between the sun and the mountain that could have cast that shadow.

Another phenomenon is a girl, declared brain dead, after being struck by lightning. Now in a hospital bed, she speaks Biblical verses in Latin. And on one occasion, she was given a pencil and pad and began auto-writing, drawing a map....which linked, it was revealed, to Bill Pullman's daughter. These miraculous goings-on only happen during storms with lightning and thunder.

As hokey as I make it seem, it was beautifully done; the acting is first-rate. I am eager for part 2.


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