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Part of the "Close to Jesus" series of Italian-made biodramas, this biblical tale focuses on the role played by Judas (Enrico Lo Verso) in the saga of Jesus (Danny Quinn). Driven by the cause of liberating the Jewish people, Judas decides to hand Christ over to the Romans in the hopes that a demonstration of his messianic power will quell further resistance to their movement. With Francesco Pannofino, Matt Patresi. 90 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.
Humiliated by his previous wife, King Xerxes (Luke Goss) falls for and marries the young and confident Hadassah (Tiffany Dupont), who has changed her name to Esther in order to conceal her Jewish heritage. Once vested with the powers of royalty, Esther fights to rescue her people from annihilation. Opulent production values mark this stirring Biblical epic, also starring Omar Sharif, John Rhys-Davies, Tommy "Tiny" Lister, and Peter O'Toole. 123 min. Soundtrack: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English, Spanish; audio commentary.
Unable to cope with the sudden loss of his family, a grieving attorney (Matthew Modine) contemplates taking his own life. By stroke of fate, he is then given a fresh challenge in defending a man facing the death penalty, a case that takes surprising turns that make him reconsider the act of suicide and rediscover his spirituality. Gripping, faith-based legal drama co-stars Randy Wayne, Robert Forster, and Bob Gunton. AKA: "Robert Whitlow's The Trial." 101 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; audio commentary. NOTE: This Title Is Out Of Print; Limit One Per Customer.