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The Bible: The Apocalypse

 
Title: The Bible: The Apocalypse
Original title: Apocalisse
Format: two hours
Starring: Richard Harris
Vittoria Belvedere
Benjamin Sadler (SIDE EFFECTS)
Christian Kohlund
Bruce Payne
Ian Duncan
Constantine Gregory
Alex McSweeney
Paolo Villaggio
Directed by: Raffaele Mertes
Produced by: LUBE for LUX VIDE, Five Mile River Films, Beta Film and Quinta Communications in coproduction with RAI UNO, France 2, Antena 3, ARD, MTM, Czech TV, NCRV and BSkyB for ARD in association with KirchMedia
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The Bible: The Apocalypse

"It is done. I am the Alpha and the Omega,
the beginning and the end." (Revelation 21:6)


One of TV history's most ambitious projects reaches its culmination in "The Apocalypse," the final installment of "The Bible." A collection of 21 TV movies produced over nine years with top Hollywood and international stars and creative talent. An outstanding success confirmed by exceptional ratings all over the world and many international awards, including twelve Emmys and Emmy nominations.
The project now comes full circle with Richard Harris, the star of the first installment, "Abraham", now as the apostle John in "The Apocalypse." Asia Minor, 90 A.D. Roman Emperor Domitian has unleashed a virulent campaign against the Christians. Held captive by the Romans on the island of Patmos, the aged apostle John struggles to save Christianity from extinction by sending letters to the Christian communities of Asia Minor.
Driven by the wish to meet the last living witness of the Lord's passion, the young Christian Irene succeeds in gaining access to John's prison. Entrusting the written record of his visions to her, he begs Irene to spread its message among the Christians. These visions form the contents of the Book of Revelation. To some, they evoke the end of the world; to others, they allude to the spiritual struggles facing Christians of all eras.

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