Close to Jesus: Thomas (TV 2000)

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Close to Jesus is a 4-part series that tells in great detail the stories of Joseph of Nazareth, Mary Magdalene, Judas and Thomas and their experiences with the Messiah.

History Movie Data

Time:

Period:
Roman Empire

Place:
Jerusalem, Roman World

Reference Book:
The Bible

Notable Characters:
Jesus, Thomas and the Disciples.

Movie Details

Film Director:
Raffaele Mertes

MPAA Rating:
NR

Length:
94 Minutes

Genres:
Bible Movies
Roman History
Drama
Biography

Starring:
Mathieu CarriĀre, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Mathias Herrmann, Hannes Jaenicke, Danny Quinn, Ricky Tognazzi, Manfred Zapatka

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Raffaele Mertes, who also directed Esther, does a fabulous job at combining three parts (Mary Magdalene, Judas, and Thomas), but Joseph is my favorite.

Judas at first seems promising but disappointed me.

Mary is for mature audiences but a good watch.

Thomas, on the other hand, is the story of a man in constant search for Jesus, but in his searching he keeps walking away from him.

He feels as though he is the only loyal disciple.

At first he wants to give Jesus a proper burial then after the resurrection he looks for his body even though the others are telling him Jesus is alive.

But he won't believe until his touches his wounds and puts his hand on his side.


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A good job at building around Thomas' unbelief, even though there's no record of him.

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Parental guidance, but ok.

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Original, there are hardly any Christian movies out there that build on the characters around Jesus, perhaps that is why the focus on making Jesus more credible is simply not there. But Danny Quinn does ok.

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Good lesson on faith.

The life of Jesus is a life of miracles that only those who work on their faith can see clearly.

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Movie is a great watch and will spark the imagination.



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