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Shmuel Tal in The Jesus Film

The Jesus Film

1979 G

Touted as the most historically accurate depiction of the life of Jesus, this film, shot in the Holy Land, has been translated into more than 800 languages and has been seen by more than 4.7 billion people in 236 nations. The screenplay comes directly from the Gospel of Luke -- virtually every word spoken by Jesus was drawn from the biblical text. Extensive research also went into the production's design to achieve historical authenticity.