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The Lost Tomb of Jesus -- Director James Cameron is known for his larger-than-life personality, and in this program he lives up to his reputation by claiming to have made the biggest discovery of the all: the location of the tomb of Jesus Christ. Cameron uses forensic testing and archaeological evidence to back up his ideas, with a particular focus on the excavation of a tomb by the Israeli Antiquities Authority in 1980. The documentary also includes re-creations and expert analysis and commentary.
The Lost Tomb of Jesus -- The Lost Tomb of Jesus is a documentary which makes a case that the 2,000-year-old "Tomb of the Ten Ossuaries" belonged to the family of Jesus of Nazareth.


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  (in credits order)

Mark Caven ... Narrator (UK) (voice)
Ouriel Maoz ... Himself
Rivka Maoz ... Herself
Shimon Gibson ... Himself (as Dr. Shimon Gibson)
Tal Ilan ... Herself
James D. Tabor ... Himself (as James Tabor)
Simcha Jacobovici ... Himself
Felix Golubev ... Himself
Frank Moore Cross ... Himself
John Dominic Crossan ... Himself
Na'ama Brosh ... Herself
Amos Kloner ... Himself
David Mevorah ... Himself
Andrey Feuerverger ... Himself
Bill Tarant ... Himself
Tom Powers ... Himself
François Bovon ... Himself
Jérôme Murphy-O'Connor ... Himself
Charles Pellegrino ... Himself
Stephen Pfann ... Himself
Steven J. Cox ... Himself
Carney Matheson ... Himself
Efraym Shochat ... Himself
Oded Golan ... Himself
Robert E. Genna ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Saleh Bakri ... Jesus of Nazareth
Hadar Ratzon Rotem ... Mary Magdalane (as Hadar Ratzon)

Directed by
Simcha Jacobovici 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Graeme Ball 
Simcha Jacobovici 

Produced by
Ric Esther Bienstock .... producer
James Cameron .... executive producer
Felix Golubev .... producer
Simcha Jacobovici .... producer
Cinematography by
J.P. Locherer (director of photography)
John Petrella 
Film Editing by
Graeme Ball 
Casting by
Bruria Albeck 
Production Management
Noam Kuzar .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Markham Cook .... second unit director
Robyn Glaser .... second assistant director
Art Department
Avishay Avivi .... production designer: recreations
Sound Department
Susan Fairbairn .... sound effects editor
Ric Jurgens .... sound re-recording mixer
Mishann Lau .... dialogue editor
Martin Lee .... sound re-recording mixer
Visual Effects by
Andrew Emslie .... visual effects artist
Alex Olegnowicz .... visual effects producer
Camera and Electrical Department
Aviezer Dasberg .... gaffer
Eli Turgeman .... lighting technician
Editorial Department
Alex Olegnowicz .... post-production
Music Department
Brian Nevin .... music score mixer
Other crew
Liron Blumenkranz .... production coordinator

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Finland:102 min
Australia:PG | Portugal:M/6 (DVD rating)


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I Don't Know the Truth But...., 14 January 2012
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Lost Tomb of Jesus, The (2007)

*** 1/2 (out of 4)

This controversial documentary claims that a buried family tomb that was discovered in Jerusalem is in fact the tomb of Jesus and his relatives. That's pretty much all you have to say to start up a heated debate among people who either don't want to believe this is the tomb fearing that it could cause people to question their faith or the other side wanting to use it as proof that there entire faith is false. Look, I grew up in a church as my grandfather was a preacher and I've heard from countless different religions in my lifetime. At the same time I tend to look at myself as rather open-minded so I can accept science, technology and new findings. I'm not going to sit here and take a side in this heated debate because I'm not an expert on any of the subjects covered here. I'm also not one that's going to get offended by anyone's point of view even if it goes against mine. What I can say about THE LOST TOMB OF Jesus is that it's a very entertaining documentary that kept me glued to my seat as the story was unfolding up to its conclusion. I think the film works well as a "film" because they tell the story in such a way that you really feel as if you're watching some mystery or adventure film unfold. The movie manages to contain some nice drama and especially towards the end when the main goal is trying to figure out where the lost tombs are and to see if they can dig up any more evidence. Again, depending on your point of view you might not like what they discover or you might even agree with it but feel that there weren't enough experts giving the testimony. Whatever way you see it, the film at least manages to be very entertaining, which was the most important thing for me.

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