Jesus of Nazareth (Italian: Gesù di Nazareth) is a 1977 British-Italian television miniseries directed by Franco Zeffirelli and co-written by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico which dramatises the birth, life, ministry, crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus. It stars Robert Powell as Jesus, and features an all-star cast of famous American and European actors, including eight who had won or would go on to win Academy Awards: Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Quinn, Rod Steiger, James Earl Jones, and Peter Ustinov.
A reverent depiction of the life of Christ using the Gospel accounts.
382 min, UK:180 min (2 episodes), Italy:237 min (2 parts) (theatrical version)
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Italy:237 min (2 parts)
Christianity, Self Sacrifice, Temple, Back From The Dead, Resurrection
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Crucifixion, Walking On Water, Ancient Text, Judaism, Biblical Epic
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Italy:237 min (theatrical version)
John The Baptist, Ancient Rome, Religious Sword And Sandal, Sword And Sandal, Death Of Hero
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