TV Mini-Series | TV-G | | Biography, Drama, History
Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, this mini-series brings to life all of the sweeping drama in the life of Jesus, as told by the Gospels.
Over the four days of Easter 2016 (Good Friday, Saturday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday), the U.K.'s Sky Arts television channel played one episode in order per day. The version they used was the four two-hour (with advertisements) edit, equalling eight hours. Seemingly from a High Definition re-mastered version.
Full-immersion baptism, not sprinkling baptism, was in use at the time of Christ.
The Region 1 DVD is the original 1977 broadcast. The Region 2 Carlton DVD released in the UK is substantially cut and runs at 270 minutes. The Dutch DVD release (also Carlton Region 2) has a running time of 365 minutes (the 399 minute running time stated on the cover is a misprint).