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Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)

PG-13 | | Drama | TV Movie 14 November 1999
A believable telling of the life of Mary, the chosen by God, mother of Christ. The story follows Mary before conception, at the revealing of the impending birth by the angel Gabrie, and ... See full summary »

Director:

Kevin Connor

Writer:

Albert Ross
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Bale ... Jesus of Nazareth
Pernilla August ... Mary of Nazareth
Melinda Kinnaman ... Young Mary
David Threlfall ... Joseph of Nazareth
Simone Bendix Simone Bendix ... Mary Magdalene
John Shrapnel ... Simon
Edward Hardwicke ... Zachariah
Hywel Bennett ... Herod
Geraldine Chaplin ... Elizabeth
Toby Bailiff Toby Bailiff ... Young Jesus
Michael Mears Michael Mears ... John
Mark Jax Mark Jax ... Peter
Anna Mathias ... Anne
Robert Addie ... Pontius Pilate
Crispian Belfrage ... James the Great
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A believable telling of the life of Mary, the chosen by God, mother of Christ. The story follows Mary before conception, at the revealing of the impending birth by the angel Gabrie, and finally the birth of the Savior. Written by msbavette

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Drama

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Trivia

This same year, Jeremy Sisto played Jesus in 'Jesus (1999)(TV)'. Sisto and Christian Bale both went on to play Batman. Bale would play the part opposite Gary Oldman, who had played Pontius Pilate opposite Sisto. See more »

Connections

Followed by Barabbas (2012) See more »

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Not good.
12 April 2000 | by Crowbot-2See all my reviews

Although I do have a 1/4 hebrew heritage, and practice the gaialic religion, I believe I can give this movie a fair review. I have read the christain bible, and the facts were confused. If I think about it, I think this was a rushed production made in order to beat out CBS' mini series Jesus release date. The acting was extremely weird, especially on the behalf of Bale, who I know can do better, and I never felt anything coming from this production, and I forgot that it was a based on event movie, by the second half. So overall, I don't think there is really anything to recomend, not even for extreme believers in the christain faith, or Baleheads of any kind.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 November 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mary & Jesus See more »

Filming Locations:

Budapest, Hungary

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(3 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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