The Redeemer (1959)

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The Passion of Jesus starting with His arrest and trial that was shot near Madrid and features narration by Sebastion Cabot. Jesus' face is never seen but in the English version he is voiced by veteran Hollywood actor Macdonald Carey.


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26 April 2020 | Kirpianuscus
the honesty
The detail who defines this version of life - in its last part - and the sacrifice of the Savior is its high honesty to the public. From the first scenes to clothes and atmosphere, small details, dialogues and tension. The face of Christ remains obscure for the viewer. But this is one of the most beautiful things because each of us knows the Lord out of images proposed by cinema, and, in this case, the voice is enough for remind, discover , again, His words, His advices, His powerful answers to the provocative or innocent questions. Few scenes are real splendid. The film is faithful to the Gospels testimony. The performances are more than decent and, in many scenes , you feel the story in special way, more than you know. It is not the greatest and , obvious, it has not this ambition. But its clear and precise honesty to be a coherent and fair testimony about the Messiah is the basic virtue. And it is the admirable thing that !


Release Date:

3 April 1969



Country of Origin

Spain, USA

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