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Based on the gospel of St. Matthew, this film is the story of Christ brought into the modern and corrupt venue of New York City -- a flower child living and dying for his beliefs. Based on a Broadway play, this film takes a nostalgic look at the sixties.

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 62%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A lesson in how not to transfer a theatrical musical to the big screen."
‑ Phil Hall, Film Snobbery
"Engaging Hair wannabe."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"We can be the happiest of all creatures if we will just dance to the rhythm of our comic songbook souls."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"The peppy no-name cast take to the parables like toddlers take to Sesame Street."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Delightful piece of 1970s nostalgia; many memorable tunes"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Calling this the "Sesame Street" version of the Gospel would be an insult to "Sesame Street.""
‑ Jeffrey Westhoff, Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
"Seventies musical based on the Gospel of St. Matthew is spirited and touching."
‑ James Rocchi, Netflix
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