Jesus of Nazareth (TV series)

1977 television miniseries directed by Franco Zeffirelli

Jesus of Nazareth (Italian: Gesù di Nazareth) is a 1977 British-Italian epic movie and television drama serial directed by Franco Zeffirelli and co-written by Zeffirelli, Anthony Burgess, and Suso Cecchi d'Amico.

It is about the life of Jesus Christ. It stars Robert Powell as Jesus and Anne Bancroft, Ernest Borgnine, Laurence Olivier, Christopher Plummer, Anthony Quinn, Rod Steiger, James Earl Jones, and Peter Ustinov.

Jesus of Nazareth premiered on 27 March 1977, on the Italian channel Rai 1, and was first aired in the United Kingdom, on 3 April 1977, on the ITV Network.

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