R | | Drama
The life of Jesus Christ, his journey through life as he faces the struggles all humans do, and his final temptation on the cross.
The television premiere of the film on Channel 4 in the mid 1990s used to hold the record for receiving the most complaints (1,554) about a broadcast on British television. That record was eclipsed by BBC2's broadcast of Jerry Springer: The Opera (2005) on January 8, 2005, which ... ...
Do you think that God belongs only to you? He doesn't: God's an immortal spirit who belongs to everybody! To the whole world! You think, you are special? God is not an Israelite!
Camera shadow is cast over Jesus and other characters just before he is baptized by John The Baptist.
Just before the credits, there is a flash of colors which leads to the credits "paged up" behind a yellow background.
$401,211 (USA) (14 August 1988)
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