TITLE

GIBSON GALLS GAULS

AUTHOR(S)
Klaussmann, Liza
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Daily Variety;3/30/2004, Vol. 282 Issue 67, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the insights of Paris archbishop Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger on Mel Gibson's film "The Passion of the Christ". Description of the film as the 'reflection of our age of violence'; Reactions on how Christ was tortured in the film; Distribution of the film in France.
ACCESSION #
12723120

 

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