Mary, Mother of Jesus (1999)





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"The Greatest Story Ever Told, As Seen Through a Mother's Eyes." Coproduced by Eunice Kennedy Shriver and her son Bobby Shriver, this reverent retelling of the Biblical story of the Madonna stars Melinda Kinnaman as young Mary, Perrilla August as the older Mary, David Threlfall as Joseph, and Toby Bailiff and Christian Bale as, respectively, the younger and adult Jesus. The film takes a decidedly Ecumenical approach, with Mary, already aware of her Son's role in the future of mankind, gently … More

Rating: PG-13
Genre: Drama, Television, Faith & Spirituality
Directed By:
Written By: Albert Ross
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 18, 2003
Hallmark Entertainment


as Elizabeth

as Young Mary

as Young Jesus

as Mary Magdalene

as John the Baptist

as Pontius Pilate

as Zachariah
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The only reason I watched this was becuase of Christian Bale and he was hot as Jesus, so I enjoyied it.

Marion Ravenwood

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Being a "Star Wars" geek myself, I'm very amused by the fact that Pernilla August plays Mary who - by a virgin birth - conceived the son who was known by a religious prophecy as the chosen messiah. Not Anakin Skywalker, but rather, Jesus Christ. What an interesting film...

Eric On His Fantasy Quest Vs. The Real World

(Nov. 1999 Directed by Kevin Connor) It was just aired on TBN (in honor of Mother's Day) Very good performance by Christian Bale starring as Jesus & Mary (Pemilla August)

Teresa S

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