The Book of Life

The Book of Life is a 1998 film directed by Hal Hartley. In the film, Jesus returns to earth on the eve of the new millennium planning to bring about the apocalypse, but finds himself surprisingly enamored of humanity. It stars Martin Donovan as Jesus, and PJ Harvey as Mary Magdalene. Yo La Tengo appear as a Salvation Army band.

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    director Hal Hartley
    editor Steve Hamilton
    genre comedy
    producer Caroline Benjo Simon Arnal
    theme avant-garde and experimental