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Imperium: Saint Peter (2005)
"San Pietro" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  24 October 2005 (Italy)
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Saint Peter, a reluctant but passionate leader, from the crucifixion of Jesus to his own. The film's first half dramatizes the New Testament's "Acts": early fear, the renewal of Pentecost, ... See full summary »

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Saint Peter, a reluctant but passionate leader, from the crucifixion of Jesus to his own. The film's first half dramatizes the New Testament's "Acts": early fear, the renewal of Pentecost, Saul's conversion, the decision to baptize pagans, and the Apostles' dispersal. In the second half, an aged Peter goes to Rome to join Paul, arriving on the day of Paul's arrest. Paul's death brings a crisis to Rome's Christians and to Peter; lessons from Jesus's teachings guide his decision to stay. Events within the fictive household of Persius, a Roman aristocrat, capture the upheaval that Christian teachings bring to the Eternal City. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Remarkable film
14 September 2013 | by (Manila, Philippines) – See all my reviews

A remarkable realistic portrayal of the life of St. Peter by the brilliant actor Omar Sharif. Also follows the conversion and ministry of St. Paul. Recounting well the struggles and trials of early Christians in the Roman Empire. The film takes one from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to the execution of St. Paul and eventual crucifixion of St. Peter. Exceptionally well directed and acted by all characters. Sharif is convert to Islam from having been raised a Coptic Christian. One may only speculate how this deeply moving Christian role has affected him personally. Sadly, some intolerant Muslims are calling for his death for appearing in this religious role. Highly recommended film for people of all faiths and persuasions.


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