Directed by Oscar nominee Franco Zeffirelli and acclaimed by critics and religious leaders worldwide Jesus of Nazareth tells the greatest of all stories with tremendous emotion and splendor.
Franco Zeffirelli creates an unforgettable portrait in his legendary interpretation of the life of Jesus. Beginning before the Nativity and extending through the Crucifixion and Resurrection, Jesus of Nazareth brings to life all the majesty and sweeping drama of the life of Jesus as told in the Gospels. A star-studded international cast adds depth and humanity to the roles of the saints, sinners and ordinary people who walked in the footsteps of the Lord.
Stars: Robert Powell (The Italian Job), Olivia Hussey (Romeo and Juliet), Ernest Borgnine (Marty), Laurence Olivier (Spartacus), James Mason (North by Northwest), Anthony Quinn (Lawrence of Arabia), Anne Bancroft (The Graduate), Ian McShane (Deadwood), Rod Steiger (On the Waterfront), Christopher Plummer (The Sound of Music), and Michael York (Austin Powers movies).