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Revival (2018)

Revival! (original title)
PG | | Musical | 7 December 2018 (USA)
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REVIVAL is hybrid of every film idiom: Broadway musical, Hollywood musical, animation, green screen technology, and sound stage. Revival is the hippest experience of The Gospel the world has yet seen.

Director:

Danny Green

Writers:

Harry Lennix, Holly Davis Carter (as Holly Carter)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Mali Music ... Jesus
Harry Lennix ... Pilate
Dawnn Lewis ... Cleo
Paula Newsome ... Mother Mary
Chaka Khan ... Herodias
T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh ... Rebah
Anthony Azizi ... Judas Iscariot
Ahmed Ahmed ... Satan
Michelle Williams ... Mary Magdalen
Victoria Gabrielle Platt ... The Temptress
Wendy Raquel Robinson ... Woman With Blood Issue
Victoria Tilford Victoria Tilford ... Rhoda
Roland Buck III ... James / Malchus
Kirk Taylor ... Cephas
Kenny Lattimore ... Lazurus
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REVIVAL is hybrid of every film idiom: Broadway musical, Hollywood musical, animation, green screen technology, and sound stage. In its meta-theatrical stylized bridging of the theater and the audience's everyday experiences, REVIVAL is a mixed media virtual experience of the gospel according to John the Apostle. The presentation of this timeless story is told by dramatizing supremely constructed gospel music that helps recount the mission, ministry and miracles of Jesus. REVIVAL is a concert film. Nothing close since JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. ...and served up with a splash of THE WIZ. It is a gospel/funk fantasia that speaks to all throughout the world; either as a film or as a live-action musical. Every element is designed to deliver a clear, comprehensive, and compelling entertainment experience-from the vibrant wardrobe to the irresistible music; from the craft of acting and the gift of song and dance. An amazing an uniquely modern and authentic approach to the Christian narrative. ... Written by Xponent

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Genres:

Musical

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and related images, brief language and smoking

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A gem of a film that really shines!
14 February 2020 | by georgemikepradoSee all my reviews

This film takes us on a journey of Jesus and his amazing story. One of my favorite musicals. They really bring you into the film with their songs and captivating imaginary. Truly a movie worth rewatching to gain a deeper connection to the story.


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Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 2018 (USA) See more »

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Gross USA:

$17,252

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,252
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