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St. Paul 

San Paolo (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama | TV Mini-Series (2000– )
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Biblical epic from the book of Acts and Paul's epistles covering the conversion of Saul of Tarsus and his ministry to the Gentiles now known as Paul. Pursued by fellow Jew Reuben, who ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Johannes Brandrup ...  Paul of Tarsus / ...
Thomas Lockyer Thomas Lockyer ...  Reuben
Barbora Bobulova ...  Dinah
Ennio Fantastichini Ennio Fantastichini ...  Peter
G.W. Bailey ...  Barnabas
Giorgio Pasotti ...  John
Franco Nero ...  Gamaliel
Daniela Poggi ...  Mary, Mother of Jesus
Umberto Orsini ...  Tribune
Christian Brendel Christian Brendel ...  James
Giovanni Lombardo Radice ...  King Herod
Ian Ricketts Ian Ricketts ...  Amos
Jack Hedley ...  High Priest
Massimo Sarchielli ...  Ananias
Riccardo Sardonè Riccardo Sardonè ...  Stephen
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Biblical epic from the book of Acts and Paul's epistles covering the conversion of Saul of Tarsus and his ministry to the Gentiles now known as Paul. Pursued by fellow Jew Reuben, who wishes him dead, Paul takes the Gospel of Jesus throughout the known world to Rome. Written by <jeff007@one.net.au>

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Adventure | Drama

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Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 2000 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Paul the Apostle See more »

Filming Locations:

Malta See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(2 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Franco Nero's speaking voice is dubbed. See more »

Quotes

Barnabas: [as Paul is boarding the ship to Rome] Paul! Paul!
Paul of Tarsus: [to guard] Please, I love this man.
Paul of Tarsus: [Runs down to Barnabas] I'm sorry, friend.
Barnabas: I'm sorry too.
Paul of Tarsus: Pride is such a stupid sin.
Barnabas: Oh, are there intelligent sins?
[both chuckle]
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Follows Joseph (1995) See more »

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A Moving Account of the Early Church
30 December 2005 | by Jyotsna PaulSee all my reviews

I am a prayer group leader in New Delhi. I was very excited when I bought this movie, and I was not too disappointed after watching it. It was a very enjoyable movie. My only disappointment was the nudity portrayed on Reuben's (the Saducee priest's) wedding night. I wanted to buy copies of this video and distribute it to my parishioners and priests as part of my ministry but those scenes are stopping me from doing this. We have enough nudity is the world anyway, why does Christian cinema also have to stoop to such levels? I pray and hope that we will see a new version soon without that portion.

On the whole, it was an interesting movie. The book of Acts of the Apostles seems so much more alive now. However, Saul sort of cools off after his conversion. His passion for the Lord does not come across very clearly. What I liked most was the portrayal of the persecution the early Church had to face. These days we are not (usually) stoned for preaching the Gospel. This movie has made me ask myself the question: What if I were to be stoned? Would I still preach? I loved the way verses from St. Paul's letters were introduced in the movie. Very powerful indeed! Watching this movie has helped me look at Pauline epistles with renewed respect. People have shed their blood to get what we have today.

The dialogues were excellent.

Good work Roger Young and others who made this movie possible!!!


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