• The Body (2001)

The Body

Release Date: April 20th, 2001

DVD Release Date: July 3rd, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary

At the dawn of the new millennium, in the cradle of faith that is Jerusalem, two seemingly mismatched people from different worlds and cultures - Vatican-appointed Jesuit priest Matt Gutierrez (Antonio Banderas) and Israeli archaeologist Sharon Golban (Olivia Williams) - make a tenuous alliance to investigate a find that not only threatens the very foundations of western religion, but also blow apart the region's fragile peace.

Cast: Antonio Banderas, Olivia Williams, John Shrapnel, Derek Jacobi, Jason Flemyng, John Wood, Vernon Dobtcheff, Ian McNeice

Director: Jonas McCord

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Behaviour Worldwide, Green Moon Productions

Keywords: Transformation , Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 25
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Just about every race and creed come off badly in this small-scale thriller. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    Gets off to a pretty intriguing start before degenerating into a series of routine action sequences. show more

  • 25
    Lou LumenickNew York Post

    Antonio Banderas is unintentionally hilarious as Father Matt Gutierrez, a sort of Jesuit James Bond.

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