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The Greatest Story Ever Told to be released just in time for Easter on 3-Disc Limited Collector’s Edition Mediabook

Capelight Pictures and Altitude are excited to announce that a 3-Disc Limited Collector’s Edition Mediabook of The Greatest Story Ever Told will be available this Easter from 25th March. The film will also be released on DVD.

The mediabook will include a Blu-ray and DVD copy of the film, as well as a bonus Blu-ray and a 24-page booklet with a text by Megan Parlow. Special features include “He Walks in Beauty” documentary, “Filmmaker” documentary, alternative scene “Judas Dies” and the Original Theatrical Trailer.

The magnificent and five-time Oscar-nominated monumental epic from legendary filmmaker George Stevens (Giant, The Diary of Anne Frank) is considered the most elaborate Biblical film of all time and has a top-class cast, right down to the supporting roles.

Including Max Von Sydow, Charloton Heston, John Wayne, Telly Savallas, Sidney Poitier, José Ferrer, Shelley Winters, Angela Lansbury, Claude Rains and many more.

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At the time of Rome’s rule over Judea, Jesus (Max von Sydow) is born in a stable in Bethlehem. As a grown man, he preaches about his father’s kingdom, gathers twelve disciples around him, performs miracles and is revered by the people as the long-awaited Messiah.

Fearing for their position of power, the celebrated saviour is a thorn in the side of the Roman rulers and the Jewish priesthood: they have Jesus persecuted, arrested and sentenced to death on the cross. With his subsequent resurrection and ascension, he proves to humanity his identity as the Son of God.

From his birth in Bethlehem to his death and eventual resurrection, the life of Jesus Christ is given the all-star treatment in this epic retelling. Major aspects of Christ’s life are touched upon, including the execution of all the newborn males in Egypt by King Herod; Christ’s baptism by John the Baptist; and the betrayal by Judas after the Last Supper that eventually leads to Christ’s crucifixion and miraculous return.

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The Greatest Story Ever Told will be available this Easter on a Limited Collector’s Edition Mediabook and on DVD from 25 March

Available to pre-order now on Amazon

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