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Follow these two very different yet highly influential men over three world-changing decades. Beginning with the crucifixion, you'll see Paul on the road to Damascus, witness the day Peter met Paul in Jerusalem, and watch them clash later over Jewish law. Anthony Hopkins and Robert Foxworth star in this epic network television mini-series about early Christianity. Approx. 194 minutes.
DVD Features:
  • Spanish language track with or without English subtitles
  • Biographical information on leading actors
  • Chapter titles provided for easy scene access
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Format: DVD
Vendor: Vision Video
ISBN: 1563646285
UPC: 727985005058
Availability: In Stock

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Publisher's Description

This epic network television mini-series brings to life the precarious existence of early Christianity. Violent opposition from without and constant turmoil from within beset the new movement. Two key leaders emerge--Peter and Paul--who struggle to keep the faith alive. This dramatic presentation follows the pair, together and separately, through three epochal decades. Included are the stoning of Stephen, the road to Damascus, their encounter in Jerusalem, their conflicts over how the word of Christ should be spread. Paul's travels to Asia Minor and Greece, Peter and Paul's clashes over Jewish law, and Peter's decision to follow in Paul's courageous footsteps. The drama concludes in Rome in approximately A.D. 64 with the beheading of Paul and the crucifixion of Peter under Emperor Nero.

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  1. Arlene
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Excellent way to end our study of Paul.
    November 10, 2013
    Arlene
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 4

    At times, it got a little long. We divided it into 2 sessions of 1 1/2 hours each. It really helped us visualize the persecution, dedication, and calling of Paul and others who helped plant the Christian churches.

  2. Edward Scott
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    An accurate depiction of the book of Acts
    January 2, 2013
    Edward Scott
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 5

    Long one of my favorite Christian films, "Peter and Paul," originally a 1982 TV mini-series, is a largely accurate depiction of the events transpiring in the Bible's Book of Acts ("The Acts of the Apostles").

    Classic actors Anthony Hopkins and Robert Foxworth, each of whom started their careers on stage, produce stimulating, convincing, and emotive performances as Saul Paulus (Paul) and Simon Peter (Cephas), respectively. Hopkins' performance is reminiscent of many of his previous and succeeding ones: an emotional and intellectual depiction of a character having great conviction. Foxworth is typically potent and resolute in his role, as well. The result is a blend of strong personalities who complement and oppose each other in powerful historical roles.

    Supporting roles are credible and complementary, if not spectacularly executed, costuming is adequate, cinematography is very good, the sound track is excellent, and the script is strong.

    I give this film high marks for overall historical accuracy, as well. Its "creative license," which is necessary to flesh out a biblical motion picture, is not only scripturally consistent, but also highly believable--and this is relatively rare for such a film.

    Overall, I give the film, itself, a rating of 2 1/2 stars out of four--a half-star above its general rating. (Slightly better costuming, same supporting acting, plus greater character development and close-up photography would have raised my rating to 3.) But this does not diminish the impact of this film, as the picture truly enlivens the Book of Acts for the viewer. It renders history more memorable through the powerful audiovisual medium. (And one must be cognizant that this film originally was produced for television--and on a relative shoe-string budget when compared with the likes of the full-scale, high-priced epic "Jesus of Nazareth" [1977].)

    Because of the historical accuracy and vividness of "Peter and Paul," I now find myself better-acquainted with one of my favorite books of Scripture, as well as connecting the film with the biblical book, thus visualizing some scenes as I contemplate the precise details of Acts, and actually read the book, itself. Hence, this film has immeasurably aided me in visually realizing the potency of Scripture.

  3. Brian
    Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    October 28, 2011
    Brian
    Windsor, Ontario, Canada
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: male
    Quality: 2
    Value: 2
    Meets Expectations: 3

    I enjoyed the film. I find it a shame that Hollywood does not produce films with the same quality and effects as they do their other films because this film could have been amazing.

  4. snoopy
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    A great way to review Acts of the Apostles
    June 29, 2011
    snoopy
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 4

    DVD provided additional insights into the study of Acts by showing how life was then; helps "feel" the fear that the early disciples had; provides "between the scripture lines" of possibilities of reactions, etc. Some dialogue was difficult to understand and that was disconcerting.

  5. christ like
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    April 1, 2011
    christ like
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5

    I enjoyed the movies, and would like other moves like them. I have been looking for a DVD of the story of Jonah and the Whale and the story of Samuel. Also Daniel and the Lions den I would enjoy. I enjoy learning about the bible and reading the bible and following up with the movie is a good learning technique. Thank you for sending my order so quickly.

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