Divine Images: A History of Jesus on the Screen

Divine Images: A History of Jesus on the Screen

by Roy Kinnard, Tim Davis
     
 
Reviews of films depicting Jesus Christ or the people and events directly connected to his life reveal how far filmmakers will go to keep their versions in line with social, political, and religious changes—or their own personal agendas. The critiques run the gamut of movies from 1897 to the 1980s—including the silents (Intolerance), controversial dramas

Overview

Reviews of films depicting Jesus Christ or the people and events directly connected to his life reveal how far filmmakers will go to keep their versions in line with social, political, and religious changes—or their own personal agendas. The critiques run the gamut of movies from 1897 to the 1980s—including the silents (Intolerance), controversial dramas (The Last Temptation of Christ), allegories (Strange Cargo), and television productions (The Day Christ Died). Black-and-white photos.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780806512846
Publisher:
Carol Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/1992
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
8.43(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.61(d)

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