The Jesus Film

The Jesus Film

DVD - 2003
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Translated into more languages than any film in history. The vivid screenplay, actually shot in the Holy Land, comes from the Gospel of Luke; virtually every word spoken by Jesus is drawn directly from biblical text. Includes Bonus DVD footage.
Publisher: [United States] : Madacy Entertainment Group, 2003
Edition: Special ed
ISBN: 9780778615668
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (187 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Jun 16, 2016

“What did Jesus really look like?”
by Joan Taylor, King’s College London, December 24, 2015, BBC News

Jun 03, 2016

Not a bad film on the Life of Christ. The Passion scenes were definitely subdued.

Apr 25, 2016

This movie has been responsible for over a million conversions, and the story never gets old. Based entirely on the Gospel of Luke, The Jesus Film is a definite assurance of the identity of Jesus. A great family film, too.

Sep 25, 2013

This is a 1979 drama co-directed by Australian Peter Sykes, Britons John Heyman and John Krisch and filmed in Israel.
It is said that, as of 2003, the film had been seen over 4.7 billion people in 236 nations.
I didn't know that there are so many nations on the Globe.
The film has been translated into more languages than any film in history---amazingly, more than 800 languages.
This DVD version has 8 languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese and Korean.
According to The New York Times, this film is likely the most-watched motion picture of all time.
The Los Angeles Times called it a "...dull Sunday-School treatment of the life of Christ, meticulously but unimaginatively culled from Luke 3-24."
Although the directors seem to have paid a meticulous attention to historical authenticity, all the miracles look quite unbelievable to the scientific mind.
Well, you can judge it by yourself.


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