Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films, Hardback Book

Bible and Cinema: Fifty Key Films Hardback

Edited by Adele (University of Ottawa, Canada) Reinhartz

Part of the Routledge Key Guides series


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 FrankensteinClose Encounters of the Third Kind2001: 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.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 276 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9780415677202



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