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Overall B+

Because of its violent and graphic depictions, The Passion of the Christ is not a film for the whole family. But Mel Gibson's visual retelling of the agony of the cross may give some older viewers an appreciation for the suffering endured by Jesus.

Violence D
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use A

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The Passion of the Christ

How do artistic depictions of Christian or other religious figures differ from your own? Do you think artistic interpretation enhances or detracts from the spiritual nature of the depicted people or circumstances?

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