Messiah (2020– )
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So That Seeing They May Not See 

While Eva keeps close watch on al-Masih, Felix wrestles with what to believe as his church becomes a magnet for the devout and the desperate.

Director:

Kate Woods

Writers:

Emily Silver, Michael Petroni (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Michelle Monaghan ... Eva Geller
Mehdi Dehbi ... Al-Masih
John Ortiz ... Felix Iguero
Tomer Sisley ... Aviram Dahan
Melinda Page Hamilton ... Anna Iguero
Stefania LaVie Owen ... Rebecca Iguero
Sayyid El Alami ... Jibril Hassan
Jane Adams ... Miriam Keneally
Wil Traval ... Will Mathers
Farès Landoulsi ... Samer (as Fares Landoulsi)
Beau Bridges ... Edmund DeGuilles
Rona-Lee Shim'on ... Mika
Makram Khoury ... Mullah Umar (as Makram J. Khoury)
Emily Kinney ... Staci Hardwick
Dvir Benedek ... Director Baerman

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While Eva keeps close watch on al-Masih, Felix wrestles with what to believe as his church becomes a magnet for the devout and the desperate.

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Felix: I'm sorry for interrupting.
Al-Masih: There was a frost on the ground this morning. I watched a bird drinking the melting frost. A person might have wondered where the frost came from in the middle of summer, but the bird drank what it could, and left.
Felix: The people, your followers, I don't know if you've seen, but there are so many now. They keep asking to see you, to know what's next.
Al-Masih: Who can know what's next?
Felix: I... I thought you might.
Al-Masih: No, I don't. You brought me here, Felix. What told you to do that?
Felix: I ...
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Frustrating
17 January 2020 | by natarajSee all my reviews

This is a very slow episode.

And not just slow, but frustrating at the same time. Everybody is disappointed:

The CIA agent - no progress at all. The Syrian refugees - no point in staying there any longer. Rebecca - still in that dump of a small town. Felix, her father - nothing to tell all those people seeking favors from the Messiah.

And - even Al-Masih spends his time alone in a tent, talks to no one.

Not a single miracle!

Messiahs are supposed to PERFORM!!! And what's HE doing?

Frustration runs high, all around. Time to move on. Good for the people of the tornado stricken town. Finally a chance to rebuild. Real life instead of fantasies. Good for everybody.


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 2020 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Jordan See more »

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