The Big Question
The Big Question (2006)

A pair of filmmakers explore the issues of faith in the 21st century during the shooting of a controversial retelling of the life of Jesus Christ in this documentary. Francesco Cabras and Alberto Molinari are documentarians who also work as… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: April 4, 2006
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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It's a pity they didn't release this film paired with The Passion. It plays better than any 'Why I made this movie' documentary you've ever seen.

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Robert Koehler

Intriguing and surprisingly witty.

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Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

While offering no tidy answers, The Big Question does illustrate the astounding variety of human experience and belief. Perhaps we can find some spiritual satisfaction in that.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

An annoying documentary by Francesco Cabras and Alberto Molinari.

Dana Stevens
New York Times

An exploration of personal religious belief in which members of the cast and crew of [The Passion of the Christ], as well as people from the southern Italian villages where it was made, are asked to ponder the question, 'What is God to you?'

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

A collage of highly personal reflections that range from the goofy to the surprisingly affecting.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

What might have made for an interesting short film lacks the weight to sustain its feature (albeit, brief) length.

Joshua Land
Village Voice

Cabras and Molinari squander a golden opportunity to produce a spiritually oriented variation on the lightweight making-of genre.

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Evenhanded as it may generally be, The Big Question can't avoid having the opinions of Mel Gibson.

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