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Overall B+

The birth, life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ (played by Diogo Morgado) are brought to the big screen by the same production team that created for TV, The Bible: The Epic Mini Series.

Violence C-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity A-
Substance Use A-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for intense and bloody depiction of The Crucifixion, and for some sequences of violence.

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Son of God

Pontius Pilate and other Roman leaders were charged with maintaining the peace in the vast Roman Empire. What were some of the challenges inherent in ruling over a captured people? Why does Pilate seem unwilling to take responsibility for condemning Jesus to death? Why was it important for him to maintain power in the eyes of the Jewish religious leaders?

How does this portrayal of Jesus differ from other movie depictions? Do you think this movie distracts from or enhances the events recorded in the Bible?

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