Bible and cinema: fifty key films

Movies which have drawn inspiration from the Bible, either directly or indirectly, have been extremely popular since the earliest days of cinema. Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films introduces a wide range of those movies, which are among the most important, critically-acclaimed and highest-grossing f...

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Contributors: Reinhartz, Adele 1953- (Editor)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: London [u.a.] Routledge 2013
Series/Journal:Routledge key guides
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Vulgate / Film / History 1909-2009
Further subjects:B Collection of essays
B Motion Pictures Religious aspects
B Bible films History and criticism
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Summary:Movies which have drawn inspiration from the Bible, either directly or indirectly, have been extremely popular since the earliest days of cinema. Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films introduces a wide range of those movies, which are among the most important, critically-acclaimed and highest-grossing films of all time, including: The King of Kings Ben-Hur The Passion of the Christ Frankenstein Close Encounters of the Third Kind 2001: A Space Odyssey Apocalypse Now Monty Python`s Life of Brian. Written by a team of international scholars, the fifty entries discuss the Biblical stories, characters or motifs depicted in each film making this book the ideal guide for anyone interested in the long-standing relationship between the Bible and film.
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:0415677203