The Book of Life

1998

The Book of Life

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89%

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Reviews Counted: 9

71%
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71%
Average Rating: 3.5/5

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Hal Hartley directed this French comedy about the Second Coming of Christ. While a gambler and a waitress talk with Satan in a hotel bar, Jesus arrives at JFK airport with Magdalena. Jesus has been sent down to end the world by breaking the Seven Seals on a computer disk.

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Critic Reviews for The Book of Life

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The Book of Life has promise but it doesn't have the full punch of Hartley's other work. An interesting existential film nonetheless.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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Interesting low budget existential drama.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

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