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The Virgin Mary delivers a message to an 11-year-old girl.

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Marie Palesi / Mary Magdalene
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Ted Younger
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Tony Childress / Jesus
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Three characters linked by the mythical Maria Maddalena - Mary Magdalene... Tony Childress, an infamous, egotistical and obsessive actor/director is playing the lead role of Jesus in his controversial new film THIS IS MY BLOOD. When the shoot wraps, Marie Palesi, his lead actress, is left alone in Jerusalem, drained, empty. 'Selfless'. Into the void within her is poured the spirit of Mary Magdalene, and Marie embarks on a profound journey towards enlightenment. Meanwhile, in New York City, tv journalist Ted Younger begins his own quest for spiritual truth through his documentary about the life of Christ. When the premiere of Tony's film becomes the target of bomb threats by the vengeful religious Right, the lives and paths of these three characters come dramatically together. Written by Jason Grimshaw

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It takes courage to walk in the truth.

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Great playing but I miss something
12 December 2005 | by (France) – See all my reviews

I really enjoyed the actors playing, however I think the movie could have spend more time on most of the interesting subjects it only "listed". During all the movie, I really enjoyed it, but when it finished I thought "That's all ?" and found that it was in fact quite empty. Nothing about what was the life for women at the time of Jesus, about interesting ideas which leaded Mary to drop her career, ...

I really think this movie would have been really great with 30 more minutes and more stuff to make us think about the ideas it "lists".

However I think it's beautiful and interesting enough, so you should go and see it :)


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