Constantine's Sword

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Overview

Academy Award-nominated director Oren Jacoby helmed this documentary adaptation of former Catholic priest James Carroll's nonfiction book of the same name. An anti-war activist, Carroll delves into Christianity's history to learn how a faith founded on peace could come to be used as a tool for war-mongers. Jacoby follows Carroll as he explores the phenomenon from its origins in ancient times up through the modern-day U.S. military. Constantine's Sword screened at the 2007 Los ...
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Overview

Academy Award-nominated director Oren Jacoby helmed this documentary adaptation of former Catholic priest James Carroll's nonfiction book of the same name. An anti-war activist, Carroll delves into Christianity's history to learn how a faith founded on peace could come to be used as a tool for war-mongers. Jacoby follows Carroll as he explores the phenomenon from its origins in ancient times up through the modern-day U.S. military. Constantine's Sword screened at the 2007 Los Angeles Film Festival.
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Special Features

Introduction by Gabriel Byrne; Extended scenes & outtakes; Director's notes; Trailer; Filmmaker biographies
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/16/2008
  • UPC: 720229913355
  • Original Release: 2008
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  • Source: First Run Features
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:35:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 41,455

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
James Carroll Participant
Eli Wallach Participant
Natasha Richardson Participant
Philip Bosco Participant
Liev Schreiber Participant
Technical Credits
Oren Jacoby Director, Producer, Screenwriter
James Carroll Executive Producer, Producer, Screenwriter
Donald Cutler Co-producer
Richard Fairbanks Sound/Sound Designer
Leslie Friedman Associate Producer
Charlotte Gladstone Associate Producer
Joel Goodman Score Composer
Kate Hirson Editor
Edward O'Connor Sound/Sound Designer
Robert Richman Cinematographer
Michael Solomon Producer
Betsy West Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Constantine's Sword
1. The Cross [1:31]
2. The Air Force [3:05]
3. Infiltration [6:04]
4. Jews & the Gospels [5:05]
5. Family [1:34]
6. Constantine [7:53]
7. The Robe [2:26]
8. The Real Constantine [3:22]
9. Crusades [6:49]
10. A Calling [5:49]
11. Inquisition [8:55]
12. Conversion [4:53]
13. Pope Benedict XVI [3:38]
14. Edith Stein [6:46]
15. Rome 1943 [6:43]
16. Vatican II [1:53]
17. The Forgotten Past [2:33]
18. Good & Evil [5:08]
19. Scandal [4:23]
20. No War Is Holy [4:03]
21. End Credits [2:34]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Constantine's Sword
   Start Film
   Chapters
   Special Features
      Extra Scenes
         Gabriel Byrne Introduction
         Extended Scene With Elaine Pagels
         Outtake With Konstanty Gebert
      Director's Statement
      Biographies
         James Carroll
         Oren Jacoby
      About the Book
      Trailer Gallery
         Bonhoeffer
         49 Up
         For the Bible Tells Me So
         www.firstrunfeatures.com
   First Run Features
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