Life of Jesus (1997) - Rotten Tomatoes

Life of Jesus (1997)




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Movie Info

The angst suffered by low-income adolescents living in a tiny country town where fun comes from marching in the town band and holding contests to see whose pet finch can chirp the loudest every Sunday afternoon provides the basis for this raw, slow-paced drama.


Mme Chaatouf
as Kader's Mother
M Chaatouf
as Kader's Father
Daniel Tanchon
as Gege's Father
Gerard Wallyn
as Majorette's Father
Melinda Deseure
as Majorettes' Leader
Jean-Paul Potteuw
as Harmonies' Leader
Bernard Fillebeen
as Michou's Father
Francis Desure
as Policeman with Freddy
Alain Lenancker
as Policeman with Freddy
Helene Blaevoet
as Marie's Colleague
Marie-Josee van Overbeke
as Quinquin's Mother
Nadir Ghilmoinou
as Kader's Friend
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Critic Reviews for Life of Jesus

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

A harrowing vision of volatile youth bored to death.

May 4, 2005 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

Nothing happens.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

Only the most patient art-house audiences will appreciate Dumont's occasional cinematic grace which transcends the grim proceedings.

January 1, 2000 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Life of Jesus


Not really sure what to say except that I liked it quite a lot.

Brandon Klaus
Brandon Klaus

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