Actors: Robert Powell, Anne Bancroft, James Mason, Olivia Hussey, Laurence Olivier Directors: Franco Zeffirelli Format: PAL, Dolby, Digital Sound, Surround Sound, Full Screen Language: English Subtitles: English Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.) Aspect Ratio: 4:3 - 1.33:1 Number of discs: 2 Classification: PG Studio: ITV Studios Home Entertainment DVD Release Date: 11 April 2011 Run Time: 374 minutes
Sir Lew Grade presents Franco Zeffirelli's production of Jesus of Nazareth. This full un-edited version is a compelling portrayal of the life and death of Jesus. Traced from birth, through to childhood, his baptism by John the Baptist (Michael York) and the miracles; culminating in his Crucifixion and Resurrection.
Four years in the making, this powerful epic has been critically acclaimed by religious leaders worldwide for its sensitivity and passion. Directed by OscarTM nominee, Franco Zeffirelli and produced by Vincenzo Labella, this internationally acclaimed and award-winning screen version of the life of Jesus is a captivating production coupled with historical and religious accuracy.
Robert Powell stars as Jesus and a star-studded international cast adds depth and humanity to the roles of the saints, sinners and ordinary people who walked in the footsteps of the Lord.
Also starring: Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Valentina Cortese, James Farentino, James Earl Jones, Stacy Keach, Tony Lo Bianco, James Mason, Ian McShane, Laurence Olivier, Donald Pleasance, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Quinn, Fernando Rey, Rod Steiger, Peter Ustinov and Olivia Hussey.
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