The, Death And Resurrection Of Jesus

1209 Words Oct 5th, 2016 5 Pages
It was the year of 1977; I was six years old and at home with my mother when Jesus of Nazareth movie first broadcasted. My mom insisted that we watch this movie with her. It was a mini-series who was directed by Franco Zeffirelli. The main cast of this series was led by a British actor, Robert Powell, who portrayed the role of Jesus. Due to the fact, that I was only a child at the time, I didn’t really understand what this movie was all about. Approximately, six years ago, it aired again on the History Channel and I watched it. Jesus of Nazareth embellished the birth, life, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus based on the interpretations of the four New Testament Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.
Even though there have been many forms and stories of the life of Christ, and many actors who have brought their own personalities to the role, this was by far the best representation of the life of Jesus Christ according to the four gospels. The movie started by introducing the audience to the main characters of as it was written in the Bible. First the main character was introduced, Robert Powell. After that, names were noted in alphabetical order starting with names like: Anne Bancroft as Mary Magdalene; Ernest Borgnine as the Roman Centurion; James Farentino as Peter; Stacy Keach as Barabbas; Ian McShane as Judas Iscariot; Laurence Olivier as Nicodemus; Christopher Plummer as Herod Antipas; Anthony Quinn as Caiaphas; Rod Steiger as Pontius Pilate; Michael…
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