Mary of Nazareth

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Mary of Nazareth is an epic motion picture on the life of Mary, mother of Christ, from her childhood through the Resurrection of Jesus. Shot in High Definition, it was filmed in Europe with outstanding cinematography, a strong cast, and a majestic music score. Actress Alissa Jung gives a beautiful, compelling and inspired portrayal of Mary.

The film vividly captures the essence of Mary’s profound faith and trust in God amidst the great mysteries that she lived with as the Mother of the Messiah, as well as her compassionate humanity and concern for others, and the deep love that she and Jesus shared for one another. The movie underscores her special role in God’s plan for our redemption, her unique relationship with Christ, and the tremendous suffering that she endured in union with his passion and death, as well as her serene joy at his Resurrection.

It was directed by acclaimed European film director Giacomo Campiotti (Bakhita, Doctor Zhivago, St. Giuseppe Moscati), and written by Francesco Arlanch (Restless Heart, Pius XII, Pope John Paul II). In addition to the luminous performance by Jung, the film also has inspiring portrayals by Andreas Pietschmann as Jesus, Luca Marinelli as Joseph, Paz Vega as Mary Magdalene and Antonia Liskova as Herodias. The original music score by Guy Farley is enthralling and majestic.

After viewing this movie, Pope Benedict XVI said: “ Mary of Nazareth is the woman of a full and total ‘Here I am’ to the Divine Will. In her ‘yes’, even when faced with the loss of her Son, we find complete and profound beatitude.”

Two-Disc Collector’s Edition. Includes many Special Features – Interview with Alissa Jung; “Backstage” film segment; Film Photos Slide Show; Interview with Fr. Don Calloway; Music Video with song “Pieta”; 24 page Collector’s Booklet & Study Guide; and more.

In English with Spanish and English subtitles. 

WARNING: DVDs are licensed for home use only. It is illegal to show this movie in a public setting such as a church, school or organization's hall without a Site License. That applies even if you are not charging admission. For more information and to obtain a Mary of Nazareth Site License, please go to www.MaryFilm.com or email or call Diane direct at 734-455-1973 or toll free at 1-866-431-1531 x 5. 

 

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by Charlie
on 1/7/2019
from CULVER CITY
A movie full of grace
Mary of Nazareth is an outstandingly good movie.  It gives an honest portrait of what Mary of Nazareth was like, and it is accurate when judged from a Catholic perspective.  Actress Alissa Jung does a great job in conveying what Mary of Nazareth was like – good, honest, wise, and an example of humanity at its best.

Unlike many religious movies, which tend to be preachy and boring, this movie is fascinating and compelling.  One of the high points is listening to Mary recite her Magnificat, which brings her Song of Mary to life.  Mary of Nazareth is inspiring, and even more importantly, it’s a true story.

Many young girls want to be Disney princesses.  This movie gives young girls the Queen of Heaven, and unlike Disney princesses, Mary of Nazareth was a real person.
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"The most stunning portrayal of the Virgin Mary on film. A masterpiece!"
- Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC

Mary of Nazareth captivated me from the first scene to the last."
- Johnnette Benkovic, Women of Grace

"A profound story of faith, love, suffering and hope. See this film."
- Archbishop Samuel Aquila, Denver, CO.

"A very anointed work, a powerful medium of grace."
- Michael O'Brien, Author, Father Elijah

"A gripping story, with authentic background, faithfully orthodox very beautiful cinematography.
- Steve Ray, Host, The Footprints of God

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