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Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration (2005)

Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nathan Mitchell Nathan Mitchell ... Joseph Smith
Tayva Patch Tayva Patch ... Lucy Mack Smith
Rick Macy ... Joseph Smith Sr.
David Nibley ... Alvin Smith
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Talon G. Ackerman Talon G. Ackerman ... Tom - Wooden Horse Boy
Joseph Batzel Joseph Batzel ... Edward
Dallyn Vail Bayles Dallyn Vail Bayles ... Hyrum Smith
Matthew Bellows ... Kirtland Mob Leader / Irish Bully (as Matthew Flynn Bellows)
Roger Blomquist Roger Blomquist ... Kidnapper #3 Wagon Driver
Scott Christopher ... Alexander Doniphan
Catherine Elizabeth Cook Catherine Elizabeth Cook ... Mary Rowberry
Ammon Cunningham Ammon Cunningham ... Dock Worker
Cameron Deaver Cameron Deaver ... Jesse Crosley
Krisha Deaver Krisha Deaver ... Hannah Crosley
Katerina Guinevere du Lac Katerina Guinevere du Lac ... General Authority
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Joseph Smith: The Prophet of the Restoration focuses on some of the events during the life of Joseph Smith, founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, which was both filmed and distributed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). Written by luke thompson

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The story of an American colonizer, and religious leader.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Also Known As:

My Servent, Joseph See more »

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LDS Motion Picture Studio See more »
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Color
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Trivia

This film is based on a true story. See more »

Quotes

Joseph Smith: What do we here in the gospel that we have received? Truth out of the Earth, mercy from Heaven, a voice of gladness for the living and the dead. Shall we not go on in such great a cause?
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Soundtracks

Praise to the Man
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Written by William W. Phelps
Performed by Mormon Tabernacle Choir
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Nice Tear Jerker
9 January 2006 | by gleebley2002See all my reviews

I saw it at the Legacy Theater in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City this morning. I'm going to assume that one's level of enjoyment during this movie will largely be based on one's level of acceptance of Joseph's story.

However, that aside it was very well made, well acted, and had a nice score. If you get to Salt Lake City, it is a must to see it in the Legacy Theater. I have never been in a nicer theater as far as picture quality, sound quality and ambiance in my entire life...I wonder if the Church would let me watch Batman Begins there! Being that I'm LDS and regard Joseph as a prophet, I was touched in several places and was brought to tears quite a few times...which I presume is expected since they handed out tissues BEFORE the movie started! Anyway, I'm told that this film is available in several LDS Visitor Centers around the globe, if you have 70 minutes check it out because whether you believe Joseph Smith or not, he tells a fascinating story.


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