Based on 6 Critics
  • Filled with close-ups of Jesus and his apostles (all the better to hide the absence of elaborate period sets), mixing quotes from the Scripture with flat exposition, this low-budget affair is earnest and, alas, more than a little bit cartoonish. show more

  • This is not a film for neophytes: It proceeds from the assumption that the viewer is familiar with the events and people of Jesus' life, and is probably right in doing so: Its intended audience is seriously Christian. show more

  • Save for Jesus' skin color, which he shares with some of his fellow Jews, little about the story is re-imagined or re-evaluated. show more

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