Jesus of Nazareth
Jesus of Nazareth (1977)

Because director Franco Zeffirelli noted publicly that he intended to depict Jesus Christ as a human being rather than a religious icon, his expensive made-for-TV miniseries Jesus of Nazareth fell victim to protestors long before its April… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 18, 2000
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Steven D. Greydanus
Decent Films Guide

May not be the best life-of-Jesus film ever made… but no other Jesus film offers an interpretation of the gospel story as comprehensive and definitive.

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Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com

Anything about Jesus works for me.

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Apeneck Fletcher
Zeffirelli is sometimes as over-emotive as a drunk at closing time who's wife threw him out which only slightly mars this overall decent interpretive spin… More
Cameron Johnson
As if quite a bit of Shakespeare and, later on down the line in his career, an adaptation of "Jane Eyre" wasn't enough, Franco Zeffirelli's… More